Unknown file type or origin is growing

Posted on 2011-10-28
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
I have a truly crazy problem which i can honestly say i have never seen before. I am running an exchange server on a windows server 2003 platform, this machine for the past several months has been loosing hard drive space on the C: drive and as of the first part of this week i lost all room and wound up moving the swap file to make more room.. I still have the problem of the fact that there is something still eating hard drive area.. I have run the program windirstat against the drive and i have found a file of unknown origin or type which is growing.. This file DOES NOT show up in windows and resides on the root of C:.. I see no name for the file , even in windirstat ?? How can i delete that which i cannot see?? I would love to be able to get a definite ID on this thing before i wipe it out.. Am i crazy??
Question by:Martyt1988
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    Expert Comment

    please tell us the file name ?
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    Accepted Solution

    Also make full backup of your exchange server. It can also be make space on your c drive by cleaning up the log files.

    Author Comment

    it isnt giving me the name of the file unfortunately ,, windirstat only sees it as an unknown file

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