Posted 18 October 2013 - 12:25 PM
I had nearly 30 GB missing from my hard drive after updating to Windows 8.1 and reinstalling my apps (which were deleted because I was upgrading from the preview version).
I discovered that much of the previous version of Windows was in a directory called "Windows.old." Windows wouldn't let me delete it, so I went to Control Panel: Administrative Tools: Disk Cleanup and then hit the "Clean up system files" button. I checked nearly everything, but it was the previous Windows install taking up most of the space.
Such things are a constant reminder of why I prefer the Mac over Windows.
Accordance Bible Software
Gear for Running Accordance:
2014 Mac Mini - 2.6 Ghz dual core Intel Core i5, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB HDD, macOS High Sierra
2016 15" MacBook Pro - 2.9 Ghz quad core Intel Core i7, 16 GB RAM, 2 TB SSD, macOS High Sierra
2014 15.6" Acer R7-572 - 1.6 Ghz Core i5, 16 GB RAM, 256 GB mSATA, 512 GB SSD, Windows 10 Pro
+ Parallels install of Windows 10 Pro on the above MacBook Pro
2017 iPhone X - 256 GB, Verizon, iOS 11.x
2016 iPad Pro (12.9") - 256 GB, Verizon, iOS 11.x
2017 Amazon Fire HD 8 - 32 GB internal + 64 GB microSD, Fire OS 5.6 (=Android OS 5.x)
2017 Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 - 128 GB internal, Android OS 7.0
2017 Blu Grand M - 8 GB internal + 64 GB microSD, Android OS 6.0