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My HD space had eaten by a hidden glutton


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trytorem

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i always fined the space in my hd us getting less in partion C while i have no extra programs or data on it
also i fine a very strange files on it such like
sqmdata00.sqm
sqmnoopt00.sqm
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found on the net

I had the same problem when I first signed up with MSN messenger. Even though I went through a lot of their initial setup questions and clicked on such things as "don't send info to MS". I was shocked to find a few days later that my C drive had 41 of those files (5 for each day I was logged on). My tech friend said he had deactivated his but couldn't remember where he did it, so I systematically went through every part of the MSN sign on pages and eventually found a line on the first sign-in page below "status online" that when I clicked on it it had a part which let you opt out of having MSN send info to MS on your activities. Once I did that the line disappeared from the sign-in, so I can't tell you what it is. Once I had done that I was able to delete all those *.sqm files and they did not come back. Hope this helps you all.


http://www.softwaret...-data-what.html
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You can also look at system restore settings, 12% allocated to it by default
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