storage error

Discussion in 'OS X Yosemite (10.10)' started by manic9, Nov 5, 2014.

  1. manic9 macrumors newbie

    Nov 5, 2014
    Hi, when I open up my about this mac storage it shows me that photos takes 78gb movies 14 gb but I have deleted them all because I had a few users in this pc and deleted 2 of 3 users, now I have one user with all the files deleted from other users but storage keeps showing files are are deleted now, how can I fix this?
  2. Weaselboy Moderator


    Staff Member

    Jan 23, 2005
    That readout gets data from Spotlight and if the Spotlight index is corrupted those numbers will be off.

    Try running the command below in Terminal then wait for Spotlight to reindex and check the storage readout again.

    sudo mdutil -E /
  3. manic9 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Nov 5, 2014
    Thanks, but that wasn't helpful...

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