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Windows 7 Disk Cleanup deleted 30GB of temp files but only recovered 10GB of disk space?

Windows 7 was reporting I had 9.49 GB space free on my primary C: (SSD) drive: Windows Disk Cleanup reported I had 28.1 GB of "Temporary files" that could be deleted to get this space back (together ...
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Windows 10 Action Center only appears when a new notification occurs

The Action Center on my Windows 10 installation (1709) is really acting weird: Whenever I click on the Action Center icon in the taskbar or press Win+A nothing happens. However if seconds or minutes ...
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Safe to delete empty folders from c:\windows\assembly?

I noticed that after some programs are uninstalled, they leave empty folders in c:\windows\assembly\ (Windows 7). Although there is no harm in keeping these folders, I want to keep things tidy and ...
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My PC has “invisible” files that take up 100GB+ of space [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo T460 (with a 256GB SSD), and it is almost full even though I only have around 120GB of files on it. I tried using WinDirStat, but it only showed the files that I already knew about, ...
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How to recover my unused space in C drive

Total size of my C drive is 265 GB, normally i don't store my data in this drive, just install a lot of applications. The day before yesterday, it had free space of almost 130 - 135 GB which i checked ...
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Windows file move error message

Recently I get a file error when moving a file, If I hit the try again button the move completes, I also get this message when creating a new folder and hitting try again completes the new folder ...
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Connection Reset on windows 7

So i left my computer on while i was asleep and i've done this multiple times in the past however this is the only time i encountered this problem. I can't access anything except for a few websites ...
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How to remove previous versions data from Windows Backup?

So I checked my backup settings (shadow copy / previous versions). By going to “backup settings / more options.” I see some folders there to be included in this. I decided I don't want a folder d:\...
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Running incredibly low on disk space

Im running Windows 10 on a 2015 HP laptop. The C drive on it has about 27 gb of space, but im down to only ~600mb on it and this combined with the computer's already low specs has made working with it ...
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C drive randomly shows low disk space pop up

Sometimes Windows 10 shows me the wrong disk space since upgrading to v 1803. I have 18GB free on C:, but after some time it shows 5GB and the low disk space notification pops up. After I restart my ...
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Deleting tmp files on a windows 7 network

I work as an IT techinician in a company that has roughly 600 Windows 7 laptop, distribuited in 8 countries. We use Microsoft SCCM 2012 to manage the clients. We have a recurring problem with the ...