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Trebuin
Jul 22, 2011, 12:33 PM
Searched google and the forums to no avail, maybe I'm getting old. Anyhow:

Under "About this Mac"
More info
Storage Tab
Entire drive usage is marked as "other"
Zero KB on Audio, Movies, Photos, and Apps
Bootcamp I can understand, but OSX, anyone have a clue how it determines this or how to update?



steezy1337
Jul 22, 2011, 12:54 PM
i woulda thought it'd be to do with what the file extensions are, i.e if it's .mp3 it'll tag it as music etc.

Trebuin
Jul 22, 2011, 01:02 PM
I thought of that and possibly file location, but if either were true, I'd have more than 0kb apps installed at least.

tkermit
Jul 22, 2011, 02:01 PM
One reason why this can happen is if you have have prevented Spotlight from indexing the drive.

Trebuin
Jul 22, 2011, 02:23 PM
One reason why this can happen is if you have have prevented Spotlight from indexing the drive.

I think I did do that...I'll reengage it and see if it changes things.

Trebuin
Jul 22, 2011, 02:27 PM
Bingo, re-enabling indexing created the dataset required to populate the details of the storage space.