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Offline Pako7

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Windows memory Decreasing on its own
« on: October 13, 2019, 08:08:16 PM »
Guys today i noticed that my computer has decreased memory from 200 GB to 7 GB ... i was working on a Project using Illustrator and Photoshop ..

this is not avast related but please help me .. the computer is currently slow .. i tried to use avast clean up and several restarts and the memory did not come ..please help ....
Tried using windows 10 Storage but no solution came through

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Re: Windows memory Decreasing on its own
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2019, 08:35:21 PM »
That's not memory. Your hard drive is virtually full.

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Re: Windows memory Decreasing on its own
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2019, 11:16:19 AM »
Yeah thank you ..

i managed to delete some files using Ctrl +R then  searche %Temp% and Temp then i deleted some files there ..

after deleting then Booom 259GB is back
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Re: Windows memory Decreasing on its own
« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2019, 04:04:03 PM »
Yeah thank you ..

i managed to delete some files using Ctrl +R then  searche %Temp% and Temp then i deleted some files there ..

after deleting then Booom 259GB is back
That's better.
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Re: Windows memory Decreasing on its own
« Reply #4 on: October 22, 2019, 09:13:50 AM »
Out of 465 GB of disk capacity, only 7.51 MegaBytes is free?  That's not GB's, that's MB's.

Surprised your system was running at all, as restarts would never fix the disk space issue as system storage is not volatile, as system memory is.  Restarts will dump all memory at each restart and start fresh anew.

A suggested free program to help manage your data usage on your disk drive:  https://jam-software.com/treesize_free/

-What's nice about this program is it will show hidden folders and files by default without having to change the Windows Explorer settings.  As always, backup data you don't want to lose.
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Re: Windows memory Decreasing on its own
« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2019, 04:18:56 PM »
Out of 465 GB of disk capacity, only 7.51 MegaBytes is free?  That's not GB's, that's MB's.

Surprised your system was running at all, as restarts would never fix the disk space issue as system storage is not volatile, as system memory is.  Restarts will dump all memory at each restart and start fresh anew.

A suggested free program to help manage your data usage on your disk drive:  https://jam-software.com/treesize_free/

-What's nice about this program is it will show hidden folders and files by default without having to change the Windows Explorer settings.  As always, backup data you don't want to lose.

Thank You soo much and this issue keeps on restarting itself  am just relaxed because i got part time fix
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Re: Windows memory Decreasing on its own
« Reply #6 on: December 14, 2019, 07:18:19 PM »
Install any free programmes lately?

Something is continuously writing data to your hard drive.
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Re: Windows memory Decreasing on its own
« Reply #7 on: December 14, 2019, 09:37:02 PM »
no i only have avast , cleanup , photoshop , adobe illustrator , Firefox , word thats it
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Re: Windows memory Decreasing on its own
« Reply #8 on: December 14, 2019, 11:54:55 PM »
Having answered your other topic, you really need to do some serious housekeeping and start backing up data to off-line SDD/HDD as 142GB of Documents is just crazy.  There are others (Others and Pictures), whilst not if this size, but they too are massive and Pictures I would say could also be stored off-line.
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Re: Windows memory Decreasing on its own
« Reply #9 on: December 15, 2019, 11:07:54 AM »
oK Thank You DavdR
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Re: Windows memory Decreasing on its own
« Reply #10 on: December 15, 2019, 06:27:00 PM »
You're welcome.
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