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Free disk space on Drive C

I have a laptop Dell Inspiron 1525 with Windows Vista. The free space available on drive C was 98.4 GB, after doing disk cleanup, scan hard drive and defragment; the free space size is reading 97.7 GB. Whereas I was thinking that this will increase. Can you please enlighten me on this?

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The swept files are stored up in folders you might not see.

Run disk clean up and you will have more spaces wherein all temporary files will be deleted.

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Hi, I am owning a dell inspiron 1525 for the last 3 years now. Few days ago when i was formatting my laptop to install a new OS, i accidentally deleted a partition and it became unallocated. My hard disk...


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