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Every techy has taken the phone call, a clients hard drive is filling up and thereâ€™s little or no space left on it. I got one this morning, So I used my usual drive space tool WinDirStat and tracked down the culprit…..
1. Hereâ€™s our hard drive, and thereâ€™s only 2.5GB free. Download and install WinDirStat.
2. Run the application and select the drive in question.
3. This could take a while (probably best get a coffee.)
4. When its done it looks like “Program files” is the biggest offender its taking 52% of the C: Drive.
5. Double Click Program files to expand that and the next most logical step would be the “Network Associates Folder”.
6. OK Looks like Groupshield (McAfeeâ€™s Exchange Email Filtering Software) is the problem.
7. It’s storing all its AV updates every day on the HDD, delete the old ones……….
8. And another 5GB magically is available.
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