Windows 10: Local C drive eating up space, trying to find answer

Discus and support Local C drive eating up space, trying to find answer in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I am seeing my C drive is running out of space. I usually have 2 instance of firefox running with alot of tabs, this translates to more memory. I am... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by mik07, Oct 2, 2020.

  1. mik07 Win User

    Local C drive eating up space, trying to find answer


    I am seeing my C drive is running out of space. I usually have 2 instance of firefox running with alot of tabs, this translates to more memory. I am trying to find what is going on, I downloaded the WinDirStat, looked into some of the areas where its being used a lot. Btw, I have checked for any abnormality, there nothing that came up weird across the system.
    Another thing I checked was, if the backup were consuming the space, it is not that either.

    As in the screenshot, below, Its shows pagefile.sys and hiberfile.sys is , how would clean up the

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    :)
     
    mik07, Oct 2, 2020
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  2. Unallocated Space to C Drive

    Thanks
     
    realtravisbrown92, Oct 2, 2020
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  3. Updates eating c drive space in Windows 10

    Frequent updates suggestion keep coming from Windows as well as from HP. As I keep all the applications updated I have observed my c drive space has become less and it has slowed down my laptop.

    After the installation of new updates my c drive space is shrinking incessantly .

    Could you please suggest what can be done so that machine doesn't become slow and c drive has enough space.
     
    YaminiDhapola, Oct 2, 2020
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  4. rboppy Win User

    Local C drive eating up space, trying to find answer

    What's eating up my \C: drive?

    That reduced System Volume Information to 662 KB, left $GetCurrent at 3.8 GB which is called media when clicking the little arrow. Storage sense or Disk cleanup gave no reference to $GetCurrent, and the [2 files] are pagefile.sys and swapfile.sys.

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    I will thank everyone and mark this thread as solved, I now have over 27 GB of free space on my C: drive, it must just slowly get down to size where Windows warned me with a red "flag" when viewing This PC.
     
    rboppy, Oct 2, 2020
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