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C drive losing memory


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hulk180

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I have 2 drives, C and D. My C drive has been pretty low on memory for a long time (1 or 2 gigs). I ran the cleanup program after posting on the Hijacked forums and it cleaned up enough to give me 3+ gigs. However, here recently the space on my C drive has been dropping each time I restart my computer. It will go from 1 gig or so to 0 in about 5 minutes. So I run cleanup again, get a gig back, and if I logoff it drops right back down to 0. Is my computer possessed?
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hmm thats kind of strange you probably have a kind of virus or your system resources is configured uncorrectly?
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I thought it might be a virus of some type. Especially since D drive was uneffected. It started happening right after I ran the windows cleanup program. Could that have deleted something or is there any way to tell if it did delete something important?
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If it is viruses then I would recommend searching your computer for viruses, scan your computer here at http://housecall.trendmicro.com/ and see if that helps and also you should run additional spyware programs such as Lavasoft's Ad-Aware and Spybot Search & Destroy
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Are you sure it's not just the virtual memory? Often the swap file will start at zero bytes in size at the start of each session but expands as required upto the max limit specified. The upper limit is often set by windows the be the total remaining free space on the drive.
This would also explain why the D drive isn't being affected.
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