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(Solved) - My Local Disk (C:) is Blood Red!!

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  • Started 1 year ago by richmondreb
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whs
whs
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Robin, this WinDirStat picture is insufficient. I need the whole thing like this:

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The shadowstorage looks good. No problems there.

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richmondreb
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@ whs,
Sorry, how's this??

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richmondreb
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OOOOP's

Too big, right??

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whs
whs
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What is in this big blue area, click on it (try different places on it) and see in the upper pane. This area is not normal.

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richmondreb
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Not sue about that. I get different readings. Do you want to see those??

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whs
whs
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It's OK. The first picture was fine. Just explore that big blue area.

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richmondreb
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@ whs,
I'm getting different readings about zip files. I know I have some (containing pictures) but, never had this kind
if problem before. Please advise. Thanks

Robin

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whs
whs
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Click on some different areas of the blue stuff. Then do the steps in my picture. Save (paste) the paths in a Wordpad. When you have a few, copy them all from the wordpad and paste them here.

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richmondreb
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@ whs,

C:\Users\Robin\Desktop\TOSHIBA EXT\ROBIN-PC\Backup Set 2012-12-17 181642\Backup Files 2012-12-23 190058\Backup files 15.zip
C:\Users\Robin\Desktop\TOSHIBA EXT\ROBIN-PC\Backup Set 2012-12-17 181642\Backup Files 2012-12-30 193907\Backup files 12.zip
C:\Users\Robin\Desktop\TOSHIBA EXT\ROBIN-PC\Backup Set 2012-09-16 203911\Backup Files 2012-09-16 203911\Backup files 8.zip
C:\Users\Robin\Desktop\TOSHIBA EXT\ROBIN-PC\Backup Set 2012-11-27 214439\Backup Files 2012-12-02 162501\Backup files 6.zip

I think I know what the problem is. As you can see Toshiba EXT is listed each time. I tried to move something off the EXT onto my
desktop and when I did so, I noticed the entire thing downloading onto my desktop. Do you think if I just delete the desktop copy it
will get rid of the red????????? Please advise.

Thanks,
Robin

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whs
whs
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Yeah, I would delete those backup sets - or move them to an external drive. The partition is only red because it has less than 10% free space. Once you removed those big files, you will be fine.

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richmondreb
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@ whs,
BINGO!! I wish I had just deleted instead of moving it to my external drive cause next thing I know
"THAT'S BLOOD RED AS WELL AS THE (C:) DRIVE"! So, I spent about an hour deleting a sh*t load of
stuff off the External to get that straight and luckily so is the (C:) Drive.............
Thanks for all your help, I really appreciate it.

Robin

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whs
whs
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You are welcome. Any time. Yeah, that was a lot of stuff for an external drive to swallow.

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