W10 using very large disk space


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Hi, my laptop W10 is just new from a week.

I've installed only Chrome and Zoom.
"C: properties" tells me the space used is 59.2 GB.
I've already ran the Disk Cleanup Tool.

How can I find where are all these GBs used for?
Thank you very much
 
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You might find the sller has put an image or backup somewhere, but, even with those, that is lot of used space.
I would guess around 13 to 16 gigs woul be realistic.
 
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How much RAM does it have? The hibernation file (hiberfil.sys) will be the size of your RAM. If you never hibernate that turn it off and the hiberfil.sys file will be deleted.
 
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How to disable and re-enable hibernation on a computer that is running Windows

How to make hibernation unavailable​

  1. Press the Windows button on the keyboard to open Start menu or Start screen.
  2. Search for cmd. In the search results list, right-click Command Prompt, and then select Run as Administrator.
  3. When you are prompted by User Account Control, select Continue.
  4. At the command prompt, type powercfg.exe /hibernate off, and then press Enter.
  5. Type exit, and then press Enter to close the Command Prompt window.

How to make hibernation available​

  1. Press the Windows button on the keyboard to open Start menu or Start screen.
  2. Search for cmd. In the search results list, right-click Command Prompt, and then select Run as Administrator.
  3. When you are prompted by User Account Control, select Continue.
  4. At the command prompt, type powercfg.exe /hibernate on, and then press Enter.
  5. Type exit, and then press Enter to close the Command Prompt window.
 
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Hi, my laptop W10 is just new from a week.

I've installed only Chrome and Zoom.
"C: properties" tells me the space used is 59.2 GB.
I've already ran the Disk Cleanup Tool.

How can I find where are all these GBs used for?
Thank you very much
You say that laptop is only a week old. With a computer that new, there will be a lot of "sponsored" crap on it which takes a lot of space.

a fresh installation of Windows 10 usually takes up around 20GB, give or take, with added programs it can grow rapidly.
System restore points can take space as well, depending on how it is setup...
 
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How much RAM does it have? The hibernation file (hiberfil.sys) will be the size of your RAM. If you never hibernate that turn it off and the hiberfil.sys file will be deleted.
It has 32GB RAM. I'll try to turn hibernation off.
 
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You say that laptop is only a week old. With a computer that new, there will be a lot of "sponsored" crap on it which takes a lot of space.

a fresh installation of Windows 10 usually takes up around 20GB, give or take, with added programs it can grow rapidly.
System restore points can take space as well, depending on how it is setup...
Yes, but I already asked Disk Cleanup tool to delete all (but most recent) restore point.
 
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Run Directory Report as an administrator.
It looks just like the MS-Explorer but always shows the folder size.
This makes it easy to drill down to files/folders which are using all your space.
 

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