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Old 10-29-02, 08:56 AM   #1
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Unhappy Hellp my HD is filling up

Hi My cumputer is acting strangely. I leave my computer on and when I get up in the morning I find my 60 Gig. HD is full when I know for a fact that there is at least 10 Gig. free. I restart the computer and everything is correct again. This has happened several times and is quite annoying. I have scanned for viruses and found none. So I dont think that is the problem. I am running oem version of windows xp Home edition w/sp1. And yes system restore is turned off so thats not it. I would apreciate any feedback on this problem. If u need more of my system specs please tell me specificaly what u need. Thx again.

I just noticed that my HD is constantly writing to itself I dont know what program is doing so or where iot is being written again any help would be apreciated.

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Old 10-29-02, 11:00 PM   #2
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Check for proggies that write logs.....i cant remember on which forum i saw someone have a similar problem....turned out it was IRC (he had it idling and the logs grew over time)...

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Old 11-02-02, 04:24 PM   #3
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Sometimes, a quirk with ZoneAlarm's logs will bloat like a microwaved goldfish. I had the problem once a long time ago where the ZAtemp.log (or something like that) kept bloating 4K every 3 seconds cumulatively.

In other words, it would hit 4K...8K...16K...32K...64K....etc.
Within 5 minutes, the log would eat 4MBs of space.

Had to uninstall ZoneAlarm complete and remove every trace of it from my system & registry. After a reinstall of ZoneAlarm, it was all fine and dandy again.
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Old 11-04-02, 07:21 AM   #4
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Not likely that this is it but what are your pagefile settings by chance?
PC - | Core i7-2600K @ stock | Gigabyte GA-P67A-UD3 | 4GB Patriot Sector 5 DDR3 | Galaxy GTX 460 1GB @ stock | Corsair Force 120GB SSD | Seagate 1TB 7200RPM | 320GB Seagate 7200.10 | 2x Seagate 500GB USB 2.0 | Lite-On 20x SATA DVD+RW | Silverstone TJ-09 | Corsair 620W PSU | Logitech Z-5500s | Sennheiser HD-570 headphones | Samsung 2494LW |

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