Woah, what happened...

Discussion in 'Computer Games and General Discussion' started by Rock Raiyu, May 29, 2008.

  1. Rock Raiyu
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    Just last night I had like 50 GB of space on my hard drive. But today when I got on, It dropped to 21 GB!! What happened to my computer? I don't even have that many things on the computer. Can someone help me?
     
  2. DeMoN

    DeMoN GBAtemp Guru

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    System Restore happened, I'd say.
     
  3. Bob Evil

    Bob Evil The Department of Home-Made Insecurity

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    You download too much porn ... [​IMG]



    On a serious tip, does anyone else use your PC regularly?
     
  4. fischju

    fischju Rehabilitated Jaywalker

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    Spacemonger.
     
  5. Rock Raiyu
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    I don't watch porn!...very much..
     
  6. Bob Evil

    Bob Evil The Department of Home-Made Insecurity

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    Quite often, mysterious computer issues can be traced to other users ...
     
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    DeMoN GBAtemp Guru

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  8. Rock Raiyu
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    My brother and cousin weren't on til after I figured it out which was earlier today. The only one that was on was my sister and she only downloaded a Rhapsody thing for her iPod. But she never installed it.
     
  9. wilddenim

    wilddenim Candy!

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    Check the folders in C:\ to see which have the largest size (ignoring the WINDOWS folder)
     
  10. Devante

    Devante Crescent fresh at best.

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    Does Rhapsody copy all of her music files into its own database and folders like iTunes?

    If so, and if she has 30GB~ of music, that's probably what happened.

    I'd do a search for all files on your PC by date and just see which ones were created and/or modified between today and yesterday.
     
  11. fischju

    fischju Rehabilitated Jaywalker

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    Download, install, and run Spacemonger FFS
     
  12. Rock Raiyu
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    That worked. I honestly thought that was a PC game. xD I freed 30 GB of my space. Thanks!
     
  13. shajal

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    maybe that some one hacked into ur compter using ur ip adress and did some crazy things like too much storage. i got hacked ones it was my friend that retard put bunch of porn all over my computer. it was in every files.
     
  14. phoood

    phoood taking it to a whole new level.

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    windirstat is another similar app
     
  15. fischju

    fischju Rehabilitated Jaywalker

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    Did you say thank you for all the porn?
     
  16. phoood

    phoood taking it to a whole new level.

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    mos definetely a virrus i suggest u reformat
     
  17. PBC

    PBC What!? I can change this??

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    Back in the day this kinda thing was happening to me. I searched through my computer and found a file called FAT.EAT . It was literally a virus like file that would eat up the free space on my computer. I tracked it for a couple days and it just got larger and larger. It was up to a massive(at the time) 4gbs when I went for the delete button. Funny stuff though. Soo many viruses over the years...nothing recently tho.

    I also had the Chernobyl virus back in the day. On the anniversary of the chernobyl meltdown I went to start up my computer and it just didn't happen. It killed my BIOS settings...and I had to get a new motherboard....

    Man...viruses back in the day were so much better...*sigh* I wanna go backorifice or sub7 someone now =x
     
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