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Not enough disk space

Its says on my OS(c:) that i dont have enough space. 
well guess what..
i have deleted most of my drive and still not enough. 
and i have defragmented and everything.
i dont know if this helps but i had a trojan virus and it was found on the webroot spy sweeper with Antivirus  and i quarantined it and deleted it. 
i dont know if that is taking up any of my disk space.
PLEASE HELP!!!

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It may have created a hidden system file.
Open explorer and then right click on each of the main folders on the left side. If you see a folder that is absolouty huge, then that would be a good place to start looking.

You will need to unhide hidden and system files as well.
This will depend on your OS so ..
For Vista:

  1. Open Explorer
  2. At the top of the page select Organise
  3. Select Folder & Search Options
  4. Select View
  5. In the Hidden & Search options, tick "Show hidden files and folders"
  6. Hit Apply, then up the top "Apply to all Folders"
For XP
  1. Open Explorer
  2. Select Tools /Folder Options/ View
  3. Then it's the same process as above.
Hope that helps.

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