🛠️ 6 Ways To Free Up Space on Your SSD Drive

Duncan

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🛠️ 6 Ways To Free Up Space on Your SSD Drive - Many of us have low capacity SSDs for our Operating System. What to do when it's full?

"I JUST NEED SOME SPACE!"

That's not something you ever want to hear, but it's also not something you want to say, especially if you own an SSD Drive. If you're anything like our resident forum member @Tyroul, you may have run into something like this before:



Chances are the SSD is either your only drive, or you're using it as your Boot Drive with your Operating System, with a secondary hard drive for storage (this is a...
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Two things
1 Find out where your space is being used
Run Directory Report as an administrator
http://www.file-utilities.com
2 Compress non Windows OS folders
Right click and select properties of a folder
Select: Advanced
Check: Compress contents to save disk space
 
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You can also manipulate the Paging File manually, as well as outright disable Hibernation.
This can give you several gigabytes back, especially if you're running 8 GB or more RAM.

Realistically, you could set your paging file to use 1024 MB (1 GB) if you have over 8 GB with no real performance loss / stability issue.
Some software prefer the paging file to physical RAM, so it's not advisable to lower it too much / outright disable it.