Hard drive space doesn't match up

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by farran17, Nov 25, 2014.

  1. farran17 macrumors newbie

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    #1
    I'm trying to free up space and I came across something odd. I've attached the image in this thread. I don't even have 513.93GB in space, so I'm not sure how I should go about cleaning my "Apps" category. Any suggestions are appreciated, thanks.
     

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  2. Weaselboy Moderator

    Weaselboy

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    #2
    Your Spotlight index is corrupted and it causes that readout to be wrong. Run the command below in Terminal and wait for the reindex to complete and that should fix it.

    Code:
    sudo mdutil -E /
     
  3. farran17 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    #3
    Thanks weaselboy, that was a quick fix. Appreciate the help!
     

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