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    Thumbs down Sudden loss of free space

    One day I was downloading Dogpile toolbar when the installation failed. Then I was downloading RegistrySmart while I was reading a article. I think while I was installing Dogpile toolbar a pop up bubble said that I was running out of free space on System (C) drive and if I would like to start Disk Cleanup. So then I went to Disk Management to see how much space I have left. I found out that I only have 1% of free space left (before I had around 30%). I uninstalled Dogpile toolbar. I used CCleaner. I used Disk Cleanup. I deleted a SpaceHog files (a powertoy from JDDesign). I did everything and it haven't changed. Could anybody help me?


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    Moderator Jen's Avatar
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    Default Re: Sudden loss of free space

    Did you reboot the computer?

    Did it have 30% free space immediately before you started to download/install the programs?

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    Default Re: Sudden loss of free space

    By the looks of it registrysmart isnt so smart.

    It looks dodgy

    I would get rid of it and use ccleaner.

    Then get Malwarebytes

    Then install it and update it, then scan

    How big is this hdd?

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    Default Re: Sudden loss of free space

    The HDD size is 19.5GB

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    Default Re: Sudden loss of free space

    TreeSize Free

    will help you see which folders/files are taking up all the disk space.

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