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A LARGE ammount of my hard drive has dissapeared!


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Click start then run then type sfc /scannow (with the space between c and / then press enter)
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Ok, I did that. But it still won't open.
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Does it just do nothing or give an error message
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It gives an error message
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What is the error message
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It gives a couple different ones when I try and open it w/different programs. One says that the file is too big to open, another one says there is serious disc error, and another one says that it might be corrupt.
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sfc /scannow will go from clicking start then clicking run then typing that and pressing enter. It won't open with a programme
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It doesn't seem to give an error message, just nothing happens really. I do all that you told me to, and the thing comes on and says it's checking something to see if it can be opened, and that takes a few mins. and then it just dissapears. That's it.
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You still cannot open the dr watson folder?

The thing is if you remove it at its current size it won't go to the recycle bin but will go straight from the drive, if there are essential files in there, you have not got a CD to repair it with
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I'm not sure what you mean.... i'm not all that good abot computer stuff lol, so I guess i need you to be more specific....

No I am not able to open dr watson.
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Files up to a certain size will go to the recycle bin, you can reboot the PC to check it is running properly, if it isn't, you can return the files from the recycle bin to their original location

Files above a certain size, such as the 6.2GB one you have, will not go to the recycle bin, but will bypass it and so you have no recall on it

Because you do not have an XP CD to run a repair, if needed, I am asking for second opinions :tazz:
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I am reliably informed that you may delete the file :tazz: :)
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Oh really I can delete it?!?? So i'll then get the GB back that it took up??
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You would be really unlucky if you didn't
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Yaaaaay, it worked!! Thanks sooooo much for helping me!!!!!!!! :tazz:
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