Missing Gigs!

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  1. Zourn

    Zourn 16-bit Ninja OT Supporter

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    And not like "My 120 GB only shows 111 GB." but There is really gigs taken up that I don't know where they went or how to get them back.
    Ran Norton Systemworks and it didn't fix it, don't want to buy anything else unless I'm confident that it might fix the problem.

    And I do have "Show hidden files" checked.

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  2. CyberBullets

    CyberBullets I reach to the sky, and call out your name. If I c

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    manufacture gigs = 1,000,000
    computer gigs = 1,048,576
     
  3. Zourn

    Zourn 16-bit Ninja OT Supporter

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    Man you neither read my post nor looked at the pic, how sad.
     
  4. CyberBullets

    CyberBullets I reach to the sky, and call out your name. If I c

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    i know im trying to get my odbc and lotus fucking working. im tempting on flying out to ibm and telling them were to fucking shove lotus.

    what does computer management say about it? check in their about ur disks.
     
  5. StevesVR4

    StevesVR4 Get Arrested

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    There are system items on a disk that are never shown in Windows Explorer or the drive properties. Basically, it is things like the File Allocation Table, a file index, and some other things. They take up space on the drive but never show up in a drive listing.
     
  6. Zourn

    Zourn 16-bit Ninja OT Supporter

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    Yeah, but the FAT isn't gonna be 10 gigs, is it?
     
  7. Scn64

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    I noticed that you said you have Norton Systemworks. Do you have "Norton Protection" enabled for that drive? That's caused me to have "missing gigs" on two different occasions. All that was happening was that Systemworks was keeping backups of all the files I was deleting.
     
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    Zourn 16-bit Ninja OT Supporter

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    Ok, I figured it out, it wasn't the Norton Protection (even though it does crash half the time I try to open it).
    I went to the Recycle Bin properties, Global Tab, then chose "Configure Drives Independantly", then went to the D:/ drive tab, and set maximum Recycle Bin size to 0, and hit apply.
     

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