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My windows drive is low on storage help pls

My c drive is almost full and I need more space for updates for windows and steam. And, I got rid of all of the unused stuff but that’s not enough I need help bad.

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Try running Disk Cleanup.
It took out 8GB of files after a Windows update.

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I assume you've used the Disk Cleanup Utility to clean remnants from previous updated and other temps files?

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What I can recommend is a program called WizTree which anaylizes files on drives (and very fast). Useful for locating junk and large folders/files to delete.

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1 minute ago, FakeKGB said:

Try running Disk Cleanup.
It took out 8GB of files after a Windows update.

Ok I’ll try that but is there a way to transfer some of the free space from my d drive to my c drive. Btw they both run off of the same m.2

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can also use windirstat to see whats using the most space on the partition and see if it's something that can be removed.

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Just now, Lucasgrady12 said:

Ok I’ll try that but is there a way to transfer some of the free space from my d drive to my c drive. Btw they both run off of the same m.2

Why not just merge the partitions then?
There's no performance increase to having multiple partitions on a drive.

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Just now, Lucasgrady12 said:

Ok I’ll try that but is there a way to transfer some of the free space from my d drive to my c drive. Btw they both run off of the same m.2

no you just stop putting things on that partition and use the mostly free d partition to store files or as an instalation directory

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Did I Mention I’m on windows 10 home 2004

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1 minute ago, emosun said:

no you just stop putting things on that partition and use the mostly free d partition to store files or as an instalation directory

Everything that isn’t important is deleted on the c drive it’s just windows and the drivers. And all of updates have to go to the same drive as the program 

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And I use the e drive for that to store photos videos and miscellaneous stuff 

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2 minutes ago, Lucasgrady12 said:

Everything that isn’t important is deleted on the c drive it’s just windows and the drivers.

a stock windows install doesn't use 90gb so again I'd suggest actually checking what's using the drive space vs speculation. 

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Do a clean install and don't split the drive into weird partitions next time.

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2 minutes ago, Enderman said:

Do a clean install and don't split the drive into weird partitions next time.

Oh sorry I’m not the one who set it up I was the one who built it

and I’m pretty sure if I do a clean install all of my data gets deleted 

and I have YT vids waiting to be edited and posted

 

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10 minutes ago, emosun said:

a stock windows install doesn't use 90gb so again I'd suggest actually checking what's using the drive space vs speculation. 

And I have stream labs obs running on it and my editing software on it

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Are you going to check the drives file system to see what is using the space or....?

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1 minute ago, emosun said:

Are you going to check the drives file system to see what is using the space or....?

Yes when I can I will

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16 minutes ago, Lucasgrady12 said:

Oh sorry I’m not the one who set it up I was the one who built it

and I’m pretty sure if I do a clean install all of my data gets deleted 

and I have YT vids waiting to be edited and posted

 

Just move your data to USB drives or external drives or the cloud, then clean install and move it back.

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12 minutes ago, Enderman said:

Just move your data to USB drives or external drives or the cloud, then clean install and move it back.

Umm I don’t have any USB’s like only one for work documents and YouTube video backups. And I Don’t want to spend money.

and I don’t have a cloud

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4 hours ago, Lucasgrady12 said:

Umm I don’t have any USB’s like only one for work documents and YouTube video backups. And I Don’t want to spend money.

and I don’t have a cloud

A usb is nice to have in a house,for situations like this.

You could get a 64 or 128 GB usb for less than 50$

I  got a 64 GB 3.0 usb for 20$.

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15 hours ago, Cheburek said:

A usb is nice to have in a house,for situations like this.

You could get a 64 or 128 GB usb for less than 50$

I  got a 64 GB 3.0 usb for 20$.

I have over 200gb worth of stuff I need and I’m not going to spend 100 dollars on 10 usbs 

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