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Lost a lot of disk space

My computer had over 30gig of space left and now it only has 17gig left i need to know where all the space went to and how to fix it....

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You may have to defragment the disc, if you have not done this before.
Your computer can build up junk files from browsing the internet and doing graphics, etc on your computer.
There are allot of free down loadable software programs out there.
One trusted site is www.download.com
If you type in a search for freeware or opensource utility programs, you will see many websites that offer free drive cleaner programs.
Then just follow the instructions in the program after downloading.

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