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25GB lost space in my SSD.

Hi guys, i got 60GB SSD in my desktop computer. Im using HDD for music, games and other programs. Not using SSD to much because the size is not big enough. But i got some problems about size of my SSD. When i click my computer, ssd's used space is: 50.8. but when i enter inside of ssd and select all files, the size is: 26.7......

Here the image: http://oi57.tinypic.com/bfqmon.jpg

How can i return this lost space?

Nots: Recovery is off. Hidden files is seen. Disk defraged, checkdisk completed with no error. Please help me :(
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  1. You are not including your Virtual Memory and Hibernation file. Those alone depend on how much RAM you have.

    They are on there but are not considered "hidden" files but rather"protected system files".

    There is a pretty good application called Space Monger. I think there is a portable version you can download and look at your drive. It will give you much more information than the standard properties.

    A 60GB SSD is just enough for Windows, Office and maybe a few applications.
  2. ones a program file.... stick with the disk properties

    by the way you want to keep your SSD under 75% capacity
  3. Best answer
    if you don't use it you can disable hibernation
    Run the cmd as administrator and type
    powercfg -hibernate off
  4. fa324 said:
    if you don't use it you can disable hibernation
    Run the cmd as administrator and type
    powercfg -hibernate off


    It is actually a smart idea to kill hibernation even if you use it. For one, Hibernation causes more problems than it solves and a SSD with a normal BIOS boot is 20-30 seconds to desktop. Most systems maybe resume from sleep/hibernation in 10-20 seconds. I am willing to wait 10 more seconds for a better boot.
  5. That "26.7" is missing a whole bunch of stuff, even when showing "Hidden Files".
  6. you can examine it with hard disk sentinel..... can't hurt.
  7. You can also disable System restore or at least set it to the minimum (1%, 600MB in your case)
    Windows 10 moves automatically the pagefile.sys to the HDD if the SSD is less than 128GB (at least it did so on my system and my friend's one)
    You can move yours to the HDD from System>Change settings>Advanced>Performance>Advanced>Change...

    Anyway to see those hidden files uncheck "hide system protected files" from the folder options

    EDIT: I just noticed that "Recovery is off"
  8. fa324 said:
    if you don't use it you can disable hibernation
    Run the cmd as administrator and type
    powercfg -hibernate off

    Man that was great idea!! Now i got +16GB free space after disabled hibernate off in cmd.

    Quote:
    You are not including your Virtual Memory and Hibernation file. Those alone depend on how much RAM you have.

    They are on there but are not considered "hidden" files but rather"protected system files".

    There is a pretty good application called Space Monger. I think there is a portable version you can download and look at your drive. It will give you much more information than the standard properties.

    A 60GB SSD is just enough for Windows, Office and maybe a few applications.

    I got 16GB RAM in my PC and im using win7 ultimate x64. I'll try Space Monger now and let you guys tell whats going on in my SSD.

    And after all i have unchecked the system protected files, here is the last size of my SSD: http://oi61.tinypic.com/2jcc0zm.jpg

    Problem solved. But i got last question to you great guys, how can i reduce used space on my SSD, I got nothing installed(avast,drivers,ccleaner) on my SSD but got 40gb used space ? Little suggestions will be enough for me :)
  9. moving windows temp file to the mechanical drive/ moving your download file to the mechanical drive/ installing your installed browsers to the mechanical drive/ moving your desktop to mechanical drive.... stuff like that.
  10. From the screen it seems you still have the pagefile.sys on the ssd, move it to the hdd will grant you other 16 GB
  11. fa324 said:
    From the screen it seems you still have the pagefile.sys on the ssd, move it to the hdd will grant you other 16 GB


    I will move pagefile.sys to HDD, thanks for f*cking insane support!! I hope i dont get any trouble because of move this file.
  12. Don't worry, Windows 10 does it automatically, win 7 wasn't designed to behave differently with ssd.

    I wrote you how to do it in my second post, disable it from the ssd and let windows manage the size on the hdd.(you'll need to restart to make it happen)
  13. I got 32GB free HDD space. Thanks for your answers guys, you're all great. :) Problem solved (Y)
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