Re: What are the large fluctuations in drive free space?
"Mickey Segal" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> After an upgrade from XP to Vista, the "free space" on my 80 GB hard drive
> fluctuates back and forth between 36 GB and 42 GB, having hit both the
> higher and lower numbers several times. Using Windows Explorer and
> TreeSize I don't see where the extra material is, but both tools are
> denied access to a few folders such as System Volume Information.
> Is the 6 GB swing due to changes in size of Restore Points or some other
> expected Windows function? 6 GB of restore information is more than I
> would have predicted for the 24.6 GB of files that TreeSize reports.
It could be partly System restore,part page file if not set to a specific
size and part hiberfil.sys which is the file created by Vista's power