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  • 3.0 stars

    "Help With Eraser"

    October 16, 2007  |   By kcirtapyabes

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    Works all right and is free.

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    When I erased unused disk space one day, besides the fact that it took a long long time, it actually added and took up more space on my HDD. I looked at my C:\ and found out that 5 more gb was stored on it somehow. Can I get help or any comments to why this is happening?

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  • Reply by goaliejerry on October 23, 2007

    Eraser, as it finishes wiping a section, fills the HD with fake files. Did you interrupt the erase before it finished? Check in your C:\ drive. There is probably a weird folder that begins with the following symbol ~ . It may even end in .TMP If you look in there, I bet its full of 5GB of files. You can just erase this folder and run the eraser program again. Hope this helps.

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