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Jason-_-H
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Windows 10 Apps & Features wayyyy to large

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So I have a 232 GB SSD and Apps and Features take up around 80 gigs, but clicking into it, I can only locate around 10 gigs of stuff. Where is the other 70 GB go, and how do I get rid of it to free up my system?

 

Tried this on Microsoft's forums not much luck over there yet, so hopefully someone here knows what's going on.

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@Jason-_-H 

 

It is your machine, you should know what is/are on your storage. My test machine with many files/software but still have 58% free as shown

 

 dm drives.png

 

Please use Disk Management to see the full picture of Disk 0

 

Regards.

 

 

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@Jason-_-H 

I have a number of PCs using 240GB or 256GB SSDs and none of them use more than 25GB of disk space -- but then, I regularly run the utilities suggested below as they clean out a lot of crud:

 

Here are some things you can do to recover some of the disk space:
http://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3012-disk-cleanup-open-use-windows-10-a.html
http://winaero.com/blog/how-to-clean-up-winsxs-folder-in-windows-10/

Also, the community Win10 Forums has the following suggestions:
https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/83441-free-up-drive-space-windows-10-a.html

Finally, there is a freeware app known as Wise Disk Cleaner. I use it every day to get rid of junk files: https://www.wisecleaner.com/wise-disk-cleaner.html

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I figured it out, turns out, it's not an app/feature. It was a backup of my phone which was 40+GB and there was two of them. 

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