80Gig HDD is full ... !!?

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Laptop running XP reports only 4Gb left on the HDD. I have run the FIle Cleanup and checked all the Folders off the root (using RIGHT clic 'Properties') and they all appear to be a reasonable size. I have removed and deleted all unused Programs and cleared out all the Temp folders and tried a Defrag but Defrag will not run fully as it needs 15Gb to run properly.
Is there a Utility out there that can show me where the majority of the HDD is being used please?
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Try this:
http://www.jam-software.com/freeware/index.shtml it takes a while to run but does exactly what you are asking.
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Right Click on C:\ Drive and see what the size is and what is available and what is used.
Do this to the rest of the partitions that you have on this drive.
If you only have a single Partition, then sorry, you have to start deleting or moving to another drive or burn to a cd to clean up and clear some space.
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Nice Program, might prove to be handy
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I think this is remotely possible, but I will ask anyway. What file system do you have on  your partition: NTFS , FAT32, or FAT16 ?

FAT16 has the max size of 4GB.

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jdisk report is a great (FREE!) solution for this.

http://www.jgoodies.com/freeware/jdiskreport/
I like windirstat (http://windirstat.info); you can see the size of files and directories graphically, and you can delete the unneeded files from it.

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Brilliant. ty. I had a file on the root which was 54Gb !!! My HDD now has 78% free space

THanks to everyone who contributed

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