Why does my harddrive keep filling up

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Theraker007, Oct 9, 2010.

  1. Theraker007 macrumors regular

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    All week I have been getting a message saying my disk is almost full and to make space. I noticed that my 200gb hdd had only 92mb of available space so I decided to delete 6GB worth of stuff I didn't need that was in my download section.

    The following day, I got another message saying my disk was almost full and again it showed less that 100mb available.. again I went in and deleted a bunch of stuff giving myself several GBs of wiggle room.

    Two more days passed bringing me to this morning and again my HD shows less than 100MB available and this message just popped up again. I have no idea what is going on or where the extra mass is coming from.
    Any suggestions would be appreciated

    Yes I did empty the trash bin


    Model Name: MacBook Pro
    Model Identifier: MacBookPro3,1
    Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo
    Processor Speed: 2.6 GHz
    Number Of Processors: 1
    Total Number Of Cores: 2
    L2 Cache: 4 MB
    Memory: 4 GB
    Bus Speed: 800 MHz
    Boot ROM Version: MBP31.0070.B07
    SMC Version (system): 1.16f11
     
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

    GGJstudios

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    May 16, 2008
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    Disk Inventory X will help you identify what's taking space on your hard drive.
     
  3. keekl macrumors regular

    keekl

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    Agreed~it's a great tool.
     
  4. Hal Itosis macrumors 6502a

    Hal Itosis

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