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My brand new Windows 8 machine just alerted me its out of space on C

Is there a quick way to see what is using up all the space?
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TreeSizeFree:

https://www.jam-software.de/customers/downloadTrial.php?article_no=80&language=EN&PHPSESSID=19njdnjg2ucdnc3krcvm6dumq0

Download and install it. It will show you a breakdown of what folders are consuming how much space.
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If it's brand news, first verify if that is true?

(1) Look at drive properties, Disk management (Computer Management in Administrative Tools), BIOS, etc.

(2) Run a hard drive diagnostic tool (preferably from your computer manufacturer).

(3) CHKDSK /F
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I'm not familiar with TreeSizeFree, it might be a great recommendation.  As an alternative, i've used FolderSize for years, for just this purpose,
http://www.mindgems.com/products/Folder-Size/Folder-Size.html

By chance, i used it yesterday on a client's machine.   Turns out,  Google Earth had 300gb of data in the AppData folder
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