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Old 18th October 2008
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Hi BSD'ers. Today I though about something fun while @ college, this is the "Trash Can" (a.k.a: the windows system folder, C:\WINDOWS) at one of the college windows PC's:

Do you think that you got more trash in whatever windows box you need to use @ college/school/work than this (post pics, and remember, this is in fun. Not to bash each other pls).
Forgot to say. The tech guy at the college told me the the counter between the parentesis is buggy in the college PC's (stops counting if the file/folder is bigger than 1GB)

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Utterly ludicrous... You can cram an entire XP Pro SP2 install into less then 2GB space (I've done it). On my gaming machine alone, %SystemRoot% is less then 4GB for XP MCE SP3.
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Old 20th October 2008
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Well, what can I say, it's not mine. Can only speculate at what kind of oddities the "tech" guy did to those computers.
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There's the update uninstall folders which can take up quite a bit of space (especially after a service pack or two).

But 20GB is really large ... Maybe someone hid his porn collection in C:\Windows\System32\ or something?
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maybe your friend put some files there ,
I do this before and put some files there. and nobody can not find it.
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maybe your friend put some files there ,
I do this before and put some files there. and nobody can not find it.
Yeah, it might be that. BTW another of my friends told me on his way out that he went and emptied that PC's "trash can". Couldn't do anything but laugh and admit that he beated me on that one since I also tought of doing that.
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If your still interested as to what is taking up all that space the perfect tool to use would be SpaceMonger. It takes few secs to analyse your drive then returns a nice graphical layout which is to scale so if, for example, a single folder is taking up a big proportion of the drive it'd stick out like a saw thumb
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