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Discus and support Under "Storage" on my laptop the "Other" folder has a lot of space that is unaccounted for,... in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; What do they mean by "we couldn't characterize?" and where are the other 70+ GB worth of files? Can someone please help me find those files? [ATTACH]... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by MatthewMatthew6, Oct 26, 2020.

  1. Under "Storage" on my laptop the "Other" folder has a lot of space that is unaccounted for,...


    What do they mean by "we couldn't characterize?" and where are the other 70+ GB worth of files? Can someone please help me find those files?

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    MatthewMatthew6, Oct 26, 2020
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  2. Unaccounted for Dell Laptop Hard Drive space on C: drive SSD

    I have a Dell Inspiron 3793 running Windows 10 Home version 1909. The C drive is a 256GB SSD, and I am noticing a bunch of unaccounted for hard drive space (see pictures below). Drive properties show 163GB used, but when I select all the files they only total to 94GB (69GB unaccounted for). If you look on the WinDirStat listing below, there is a 32GB file labelled "<Unknown>". What is going on? What can I do to free up the space?



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    amorphous999, Oct 26, 2020
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  3. Storage Space Unaccounted For - Nokia Lumia 521

    Hi all,



    I have a Nokia Lumia 521 and am running desperately low on storage space.

    Here are my storage space stats:



    apps + games - 0 bytes

    music + videos - 0 bytes

    pictures - 48.33 MB

    documents - 0 bytes

    maps - 0 bytes

    email + messaging - 0 bytes

    system - 1.96 GB

    temp. files - 0 bytes



    The problem is that my phone says 6.38 GB are used and that I only have 868.78 MB free. Obviously, the numbers don't add up. Where is this unaccounted space and how can I retrieve it?

    Also, I don't seem to understand why apps+games; email+messaging both show 0 bytes, when I am clearly using those features of my phone...someone please help!



    Thanks!
     
    arielcraze, Oct 26, 2020
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  4. Under "Storage" on my laptop the "Other" folder has a lot of space that is unaccounted for,...

    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, Oct 26, 2020
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