Windows 10: Disk space taken up by shortcut file - Windows 10 - 2 TB drive

Discus and support Disk space taken up by shortcut file - Windows 10 - 2 TB drive in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; I have Windows 10 Pro on a 2 TB drive 64 bit. I have files that I like to access in multiple locations. My practice has been to have the file in one... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by Charles Kenyon, Oct 29, 2020.

  1. Disk space taken up by shortcut file - Windows 10 - 2 TB drive


    I have Windows 10 Pro on a 2 TB drive 64 bit.


    I have files that I like to access in multiple locations. My practice has been to have the file in one location and use shortcuts in the other locations. Most of these files are 25 Kb or less in size. Do I save any disk space by using the shortcuts 3 Kb?

    What is the minimum space allocated in the file system?

    :)
     
    Charles Kenyon, Oct 29, 2020
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  2. GGrimes1 Win User

    Installed 4 TB disk, ended up with 2 TB disk and 1.6 TB unallocated.

    I installed a Western Digital Black 4 TB disk with the NTSF file system with the New Simple Volume. It replaced a Western Digital Blue 2 TB drive as the G drive. Ended up with a 2 TB disk and 1.6 unallocated. Please tell me how to fix this. I really
    don't know what I'm doing
     
    GGrimes1, Oct 29, 2020
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    95Viper, Oct 29, 2020
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  4. Disk space taken up by shortcut file - Windows 10 - 2 TB drive

    New simple space in Disk Management (files not appearing)

    Hello. I am having problems with a hard drive. My drive was not showing up in "This PC" and I created new simple space in Disk Management. Now, the new volume shows up in "This PC", but it is not possible to see my files. The size of the hard drive is
    now 1.81 TB instead of 2 TB, which may mean that I have not lost the files. Could you please guide me through the steps to get my files back? Thank you.
     
    Shahin Huseynli, Oct 29, 2020
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