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    Angry Wrong amount of disk space reported

    OK so i reinstalled xp on a computer i had sitting around. It has a 102 GB drive in it. I formatted the drive in setup, and the amount of space was correct. I didn't install any applications and it says i only have 39.9 gb of space left. What do i do?

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    Have you tried disk cleanup?

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    You can also try opening a command prompt and running chkdsk /f​?

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    Try downloading and running TreeSize Free, to see what is occupying the space.
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    I have discovered the issue. Windows setup had saved all the old files from the previous Windows install. Thank you all for the suggestions though

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    That means that the drive was not formatted during that latest installation.

    Most likely you ran an insitu re-install on the drive and ended up with a Windows.old folder. This can be removed by running the disk cleanup wizard and selecting remove previous installation files.
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