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Thought I had deleted files from my Sandisk sansa 240 but even though they don't show up, I only have about 100mb of free space. So there are no files on it but only a tenth of memory available. What can I do?

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Hello there jenpierre.

Here's your geek-steer ...

You'll first need to config within "Folder Otions" for your PC to show all file/folders:

["Control Panel" > "Folder Options" > "View" tab > ...

  • tick ON "Show hidden files/folders"
  • tick OFF "Hide proctected operatng system files".
Now view contents of your drive ... What's taking up the space?

Are there a bunch of .CHK files there? If so, you may delete those as they are junk files.

Good luck, and please post back ...
  • to let me (and interested others) know how things worked out,
  • if you have any further questions,
  • to provide clarification or feedback.
"Today's the best day of my life ... and NOW you're part of it!"
Via-con-Dios and Godspeed -- Geekinator (aka Craig) Puget Sound, WA USA

Posted on Oct 04, 2009

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    Craig The Geekinator Oct 05, 2009



    @ jenpierre



    I very much appreciate you taking the time to reply and providing a rating as to how well you feel I answered your question. However, being the perfectionist that I am, and always striving to meet (or exceed) every expectation, I'm curious to know what it was I apparently missed in your opinion, and how I could have better steered you.



    I'm also curious to know: there must have been hidden files on your drive totaling the shortfall descrepacy of disk space, right? Typically they are .CHK files, which is why I specifically addressed that type, letting you know they are junk files worthy of trash. I suppose what you discovered were of another type.



    At any rate, it is my hope your trouble was resolved.

    Look forward to hearing from you. Thanks once again.

    "Today's the best day of my life...and NOW you're part of it!"
    Via con Dios and Godspeed ... Geekinator (aka Craig).

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