Solved Missing disk space.


Kol12

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WinDirStat says my C: totals 71.2GB and File Explorer says I'm using 96.1GB of C:

WinDirStat normally reads everything so I'm scratching my head wondering where the other 26GB is. :unsure:
 

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WinDirStat is from 2008, maybe try something better like WizTree or TreeFile.
 

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TheMystic

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Since stock apps have deeper level access to the system, it is likely giving out the correct information (unless there is a bug).
 

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Look at the size allotted for system restore and if you're using hibernate the size of your hiberfil.sys (this is a hidden folder so to see it you have to go to file explorer options-view tab-check box next to 'show hidden files, folders, and drives.) I agree with @TairikuOkami that TreeSize is a good program for finding what eats your disk space.
 

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Kol12

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Thanks for the replies. I determined the issue was I was not running the app as administrator and therefore the app didn't have access to some files.

I also found an app on the MS store called TreeSize free. Is anybody familiar with it?
 

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    Asus ROG Strix 3080 OC edition
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