Ok, so this will probably be really easy for you guys, and I'll probably smack myself for not knowing.
I recently bought a new hard drive and partitioned a space strictly for Windows and nothing else, my C:\ drive. Now, I put 7 gigs of space on it figuring that would be plenty, but now I'm getting low space warnings. I opened up my explorer browser (I use "2xExplorer", not the standard one that comes with Windows) and everything there only shows as taking up a little over 2 gigs, yet My Computer shows that I only have 143 megs of space left out of 6.94gigs, and there's nothing else I can find that I can delete. My recycle bin is empty, the temp folder is empty. Now, keep in mind this is a brand spanking new hard drive, it hasn't even been up for 24 hours yet. How can I have gotten almost 7 gigs of info on that drive? Is Windows really that huge, and the majority of the sys files just not showing up on my Explorer (even tho I have it set to show EVERYTHING), or is there something else going on?
It took me several hours to get this hard drive partitioned (several times it kept showing as having large portions unpartitioned when it shouldn't have), and I've FINALLY got all my stuff back up the way I like it. Am I going to have to reformat the bugger and partition C:\ to be bigger and do it all over again?
I should mention on my previous hard drive, my C:\ drive was about the same size, and I had over 3 gigs of space free, with a lot more programs on it than this new one does. Something's gotta be wrong!
Thanks sooo much for your help!! VERY appreciated!!