Windows 10: storage space needed

Discus and support storage space needed in Windows 10 Software and Apps to solve the problem; help!!!! https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/storage-space-needed/bcaf8037-b6bc-4346-a367-ae060f10fa59 Discussion in 'Windows 10 Software and Apps' started by JohnBoggs2, Dec 2, 2018.

  1. storage space needed


    help!!!!

    :)
     
    JohnBoggs2, Dec 2, 2018
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  2. I have an HP Stream Laptop and I keep running out of storage space

    Hi Jay,

    If a category can't show the folders that it contains, there is a possibility that the folders are somehow hidden. To maximize your PC's storage, follow the suggested steps in these links:


    If further help is needed, let us know.
     
    Darleen Pen, Dec 2, 2018
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  3. Storage Space

    Surface Pro 3 storage space is low. Storage settings say that Apps and Games is using 17.5 GB but when I add up the space from the list of apps it is only 5.7 GB. What is taking up up the other ~12 GB and how do I free up space?
     
    renataAtkinson1, Dec 2, 2018
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  4. topgundcp Win User

    storage space needed

    Conflicting information on my Storage Space...


    From disk management, it does report the same storage and used space as from explorer.
    May I ask did you try to create a storage pool or something ? if so, you should not mess with this.

    Is this disk an external disk connected via USB ? WD or Seagate branch ?

    I have the feeling that this disk is formatted with GPT type using 512K emulation so Windows get confused. To verify:


    1. Right click on Disk 6 ->Properties->Volumes. What does it show on partition styles ? GPT ?
    2. Download Best Free Partition Manager for Windows | MiniTool Partition Free, install then run. What does it show on disk 7 ? MBR ?

    If step 1 shows GPT and step 2 shows MBR then definitely the disk was formatted using 512K emulation. The reason they did this so that it would be recognized by WinXP or if you connect it to a TV.

    Windows Updates failed is another problem you have. First, it tried to updates from 1703 -> 1709 and failed so any subsequent updates to 1803 also failed.
     
    topgundcp, Dec 2, 2018
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