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Old Jan 10, 2013, 12:36 AM   #1
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Discrepancy about free HD space...?

Finder reports (in the status bar at the bottom of the window) 10GB more free space than System Profiler shows... why is this? I find this quite concerning...
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Old Jan 10, 2013, 09:39 AM   #2
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Finder reports (in the status bar at the bottom of the window) 10GB more free space than System Profiler shows... why is this? I find this quite concerning...
If you are running TM backups, sometimes there are temporary files created on the internal HD which are not consistently identified. Turn off TM, wait a few seconds, turn it back on and then check if the Finder and System Profiler agree (or at least pretty close).
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