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My hard dirve filled up over night without my help

Someone told me that I should try to download a program to help me with a problem that I posted earlier intitled Vista won't let things disapear. I went to that website that he gave me the link to. they said that the c cleaner would clean my history. Does it mean that it will always erase it? Does anyone have it/like it? Also, I don't know if you could help me, but all of a sudden my hard drive went from 1/3 to 15/16 full, and I didn't download anything! I downloaded quicktime a few days ago, but I don't think that my hard drive changed until today, and it keeps changing. sometimes it says it has 8.03 GB free sometimes it has 6.23 GB free.

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  • palmtree125 May 29, 2009

    I downloaded ccleaner, after I clicked analyzed I clicked run cleaner, I said that it would permanently delete some of my files, what files will it delete? Also I already have Norton antivirus, so I think I'm covered on that end. Thank you.

  • palmtree125 May 29, 2009

    Thank you, I ran ccleaner, but my hardrive is still almost full. I went to the websites that you gave me, but it's all greek to me :(

  • palmtree125 May 31, 2009

    Thank you Soooooooo much!!!! I downloaded it, and ran the program. It turns out that it had something to do with Realplayer, I deleted whatever the file was. I havn't tried to use Realplayer yet, but I really don't care all that much if it doesn't work. The file I delete was 185 GB! Now I have room on my hard drive again, thanks to you !




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YES, I would definitely suggest ccleaner! I use it everyday. Run the junk files clean-up, and see if your harddrive-filling issue changes... also download a spyware program, I recommend Anti-vir, it now has spyware protection AND virus protection, for free...

If your harddrive issue continues, use this:

or if that didnt work and scroll to the "all flavors of windows" link.

It will allow you to visualize whats taking up your harddrive space, and select what is, and fix it.

Hope this helps!! :)

Posted on May 27, 2009

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    fraywing May 29, 2009

    I completely understand your fear of files being deleted, om every computer I help a friend clean they are always paranoid of which files this deletes.

    Rest assured, however, it will only delete temporary files, web cache, and other hidden temporary files. Don't worry, it won't delete anything of importance to you, unless stashed unused temp files mean anything to you :)

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    fraywing May 29, 2009

    Ok, well i'm pretty determined to help you out, and I have no idea why that would be greek to you...

    It sounds like you DEFINITELY need this program, this is the direct link to the download, it should pop up when you paste it into your browser, save it and install it.

    After you install it, run it and it should be pretty self explanatory, asks you what drive you want to view, etc. Then it will show visually what exactly is taking up your harddrive space.

    If you have any other questions, just ask!



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