HD space slowly decreasing??

Discussion in 'iMac' started by stefc93, Feb 16, 2010.

  1. stefc93 macrumors regular

    Feb 16, 2010
    I installed iStat 2 days ago and just yesterday I noticed that my HD space slowly decreases; not by a lot. For example, yesterday it said that I had used only 12.06 GB of space. A little later it said 12.07 GB and then 12.08 or 12.09 (I don't remember which one). Today it started in the low 13's and then it went to 13.07 and then 13.09. Currently, it's at 13.17 GB used. Why does it do this? I'm not saving any files, pictures, videos, etc. I'm just on Safari and listening to Pandora and browsing.
  2. knewsom macrumors 6502a

    Jun 9, 2005
    Caching. link
  3. stefc93 thread starter macrumors regular

    Feb 16, 2010
    Which cache? The Safari cache? I deleted the Safari history, cache, and Top Pages and I didn't see a difference.
  4. stefc93 thread starter macrumors regular

    Feb 16, 2010
    I cleared the Safari cache and the history. It opened up a little more space. Thanks.
  5. steeex macrumors member

    Feb 9, 2010
    download OmniDiskSweeper -> find your problem ;-)
  6. Max(IT) Suspended


    Dec 8, 2009
    System cache , user cache, temp files, browser history and cache ... Could be' a lot of things.
    I suggest to install and use a freeware utility like Onyx (carefully)

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