My Harddrive volume/space fluctuates a lot!

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by thexmofo, Mar 5, 2007.

  1. thexmofo macrumors newbie

    Mar 5, 2007
    On the desktop it says there is 67 gb free

    but if i 'get more info' on my hardrive, it says it only has about 25 gb free....???

    How can this be, when ive got a bit of music and about 20gb of photos on here?

    Also, if i reboot, it will change again to two different figures...

    so i never kknow my true space left!

    any help with this would be great.

  2. nazmac21 macrumors 6502a


    Feb 25, 2007
    Digital World
    I don't know what to say but back up and do a clean install.
  3. deadpixels macrumors 6502a

    Oct 30, 2006
    virtual memory can take up quite some space, maybe that's the reason.
    you can get OmniDiskSweeper and run it, it'll show you whats exactly taking space on your harddrive, both visible and invisible files, beware what you trash!

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