Thanks guys! This is the truly weird part: I can find nothing. Have you already checked for malware as Saga Lout laid out? Perhaps you did the same. http://resolutemediagroup.com/hard-drive/disappearing-hard-drive.html
I also set the security report to be deleted more often. I now have 38,575 copies of files... Any messages lately including that phrase? SR-71 BlackbirdJan 15, 2012, 1:54 AM Start a new thread to receive help.
Too bad there isn't some sort of manual to explain all the capabilities of this utility as I feel like I have just scratched the surface of its capabilities. Is there "virtual memory" (or a setting for it somewhere) that could be related to this issue somehow? Due to junk files and unwanted folders your computer will also display any memory error and all. And I have to ask --do you go to porn sites?
My swap file is still 1GB so there isn't more space allocated to that. By the way, have you tried to contact Apple's support about this? Now I simply shutdown and reboot and do nothing else. Disc Space Explorer Did you check out my last post to see if it works?
To comment on this article and other Macworld content, visit our Facebook page or our Twitter feed. In the old days of USB Broadband MODEMS, just about every AOL member in Britain who ever ran HJT was disconnnected because that site told people to bin the main software A memory leak can cause a process's virtual memory requirement to grow and grow. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/246598-45-disappearing-hard-drive-space Since you say you use the same applications on your other machines, it might help.
Reply 23 of 50 skyblue Posts: 1member December 8, 2013 10:25PM charlituna, Thanks! Disk Space Disappearing If System Restore was busily saving files and the system was shut down unexpectedly, it might dump them in the nearest place available. By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies.Tell me more | Cookie Preferences Partially Powered By Products Found At Lampwrights.com Articles & Hi all i'm new here but think i might have found the answer to this.
Download CCleaner from http://www.piriform.com, install it and run the cleaner, allowing it to delete everything it think unnecessary.You'll also save some time if you go to http://www.malwarebytes.org to download MalwareBytes. AFAIK, DAC stands for digital to analog... Hard Drive Space Disappearing Windows 7 Don't fix anything until advised to do so but simply copy and paste that Notepad log back here. Hard Drive Space Disappearing Windows 8 Now, I have waited for it to hit Zero KB and then run both OmniDiskSweeper and WhatSize to try and determine where all my space has gone.
vanlooJan 14, 2012, 9:34 PM I know this is an old thread, but I was hoping I might get a little help.... http://resolutemediagroup.com/hard-drive/hard-disk-space-missing.html Maybe there's something wrong with your hard drive. This is a very weird situation and I've never seen anything like it before in all my years of Mac ownership. (And I'm an IT guy, too!) Any assistance would be Is there a way to track what could be trying to grab 6GB of data and later free it? Hard Drive Space Disappearing Mac
In my pc it took up 44gb of memory & took over an hour to delete all the files. Aug 21, 2015 5:33 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by BobHarris, BobHarris Aug 21, 2015 6:02 PM in response to MichaelMacMax Level 7 (20,583 points) Mac OS Reply 36 of 50 mrche Posts: 1member September 30, 2014 12:24PM In addition to Spotlight, there is a problem with Apple Mail and gmail iMap messages. this contact form It is stable though so I am blundering forward.Hijack this was clean.Looking at your figures it would seem that the swap file has enough room to grow.
about the size of uninstalled programs, there are average 50M to 100M , I've done a lot of them, I changed settings for cookies, history, temporary ..., I've deleted a lot External Hard Drive Space Missing no scanning indicated anything). And I have to ask --do you go to porn sites?
What I have experienced though, is that Flash actually does use up all of my disk space, but I was watching youtube movies in HD (although one at a time, so Still losing space. It would eventually happen, but I sometimes used the computer for about a day with no issues but most of times it would start shortly after logging in. Hard Drive Losing Space For No Reason Windows 7 My memory was full untill i did this now i have over half free!
Back to top #3 hamluis hamluis Moderator Moderator 51,716 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Killeen, TX Local time:01:43 AM Posted 12 June 2013 - 05:10 PM Store video files, graphics, etc...on removeable The loss persisted so had to dig around and find it.actually ended up being Ez7 zip app, it was creating a tempLog.txt file 121.06 gigs in size! Choosing some folder and opening it in Finder, then going to 'View' -> 'Show View Options' there's an option called 'Show icon preview' and a button 'Use as Defaults'. http://resolutemediagroup.com/hard-drive/50gb-hdd-space-unaccounted-for.html I’ve seen similar problems at times with my various Macs, and so have many users.
FYI, I never did figure out the reason, and in the end I didn't have the time or patience to find out what was causing it so I ended up reinstalling I'm much the same. The /private/var/vm/swapfile(s) "ARE" part of the virtual memory. In my pc it took up 44gb of memory & took over an hour to delete all the files.
BTW, those $NI-uninstall something files, can't they be removed without consequence? Pagefile.,sys is the swap file which uses hard disk space to emulate memory - what the system refers to as Virtual memory. The last time I saw behaviour this bad was due to a keylogger so you might like to let us all have a look at a HijackThis log. Reply 31 of 50 relic Posts: 4,735member July 11, 2014 7:03PM I would just write a small shell script the deletes any .tmp file larger then 1GB upon boot up.
This will keep the pagefile from outgrowing your available space, but might result in out of memory errors when running your programs. Tried showing hidden files but nothing visible - HD should have had almost 400GB free. I'll post if we find anything.