View Full Version : Mis reporting free space

17-03-2004, 11:55 PM
I have 2 80G WD 7200 8 mb cache hard drives; I have deleted a number of avi files off one, however it tells me there iss only 11G free space when the files add up to 34G. The total available is 74.5, so 19G missing? I operate windows XP.

18-03-2004, 12:40 AM
Empty the recycle bin, and even the norton protected one as well if you have that installed as that can cache the files in there in case you accidentally deleted them.

Also try clearin out your system restore if thats still on. And just for the record your 80Gb drive isn't 80Gb its about 78Gb in real storage.

18-03-2004, 07:58 AM
run scandisk or the xp equivalent

18-03-2004, 09:36 AM
Actually, I have the same drive and total for data storage is 74.4G.
Hope that helps with your calculations.