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How big is your Windows?

shutter
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How big is your Windows?

out of curiosity, I decided to check the "properties" of my HDD .... size 250 GB.... it shows less than 50GB free at present, which got me thinking ,... What have I really got on there  ? ? ?   so I thought I would check the properties of the Windows folder.... it shows as almost 23GB  !!  Shocked    is this "normal"     for WINDOWS 7 PROFESSIONAL 

 

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Re: How big is your Windows?


@shutter wrote:

I thought I would check the properties of the Windows folder.... it shows as almost 23GB


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Re: How big is your Windows?

25.2GB for Windows 7 Home Premium here.

 

Windows 10 Pro takes up 14.9GB but that's a relatively new install.

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Re: How big is your Windows?

26.5 Gig here, Windows 7 Pro.

 

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Re: How big is your Windows?

Windows 7HP - Windows file is 26.3GB

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Re: How big is your Windows?

Is there by any chance a 'windows.old' folder holding a full previous version lurking somewhere? After a  major update of win 10 one is generated automatically and should disappear after a month. I can't remember if win 7 does the same.

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shutter
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Re: How big is your Windows?

 Hmm... interesting that I have the smallest windows ! ! ! ...

 

@Baldrick1    No sign of windows.old  file       but I do have a weird folder   as pictured...... I do hope it`s not a "nasty" although I have scanned it with Microsoft Security Essentials and it says no problem.

 

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Re: How big is your Windows?


@Baldrick1 wrote:

Is there by any chance a 'windows.old' folder holding a full previous version lurking somewhere? After a  major update of win 10 one is generated automatically and should disappear after a month. I can't remember if win 7 does the same.


Not on W7, @Baldrick1, but even if there was it wouldn't still be on my system - I always trim junk off my main drive.

I can account for the size of my 'Windows ' folder, there's nothing in there that shouldn't be.

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Re: How big is your Windows?

Windows 10 1803: 29.6GB, 26.5GB on disk, 114,597 files

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Windows 10 Pro 1803

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@shutter

If you Google it, several people are asking about dbus-keyrings across a range of platforms. Sorry I have no idea what it is.

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shutter
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Re: How big is your Windows?

@Baldrick1  OK  Thanks.... Why don`t  I ever think of that   ! ! !! Cheesy

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Re: How big is your Windows?

Forget willy waving, it seems window waving is the new trend these days..

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HP Windows 7 home premium

 

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Seeing as we've wandered right away from 7 pro as @shutter asked for... here's my 7HP:

 

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Re: How big is your Windows?

The Windows folder in my Windows 7 Pro on VMware is 26.5GB and contains 142,028 Files,