Where is my hard drive space going? (I blame Versions)

Jethryn Freyman

macrumors 68020
Original poster
Aug 9, 2007
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OK. Lion 10.7.4, 120GB Corsair Force 3 SSD.

Trash has been emptied, just backed up with Time Machine, /.MobileBackups has been deleted, as has another hidden /. in relation to Versions, no help.

WhatSize reports my hard drive capacity as 110GB. It say I have 22.9GB free space and 87.7GB used.

However, in the detail panes it lists the exact details of all my files and they total just 26.2GB.

Where is my missing 65.1GB?
 

GGJstudios

macrumors Westmere
May 16, 2008
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If you're wondering what "Other" category in the Lion storage tab is about, this may help explain:
For space issues not explained by the above, there are a few things you can try, some of which may or may not apply:
Here are a few resolutions found by others with the same question:
 

GGJstudios

macrumors Westmere
May 16, 2008
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My favorite is DiskInventoryX. It seems to work better on my machine.
As suggested, it may help to try several, as some show different results. For example, there are cases where DiskInventoryX doesn't show something that OmniDiskSweeper does, and vice versa.