SPSearch user folder taking up large amounts of drive space - SBS2008

Posted on 2013-12-06
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I have a SBS2008 server and we suddenly found ourselves out of space on the C: drive. I narrowed it down to a folder called "C:\Users\SPSearch" using Spacemonger, which shows that parent folder and sub folders as unscanable, but taking up over half the drive space. However, if (as domain admin) I click through that folder tree with show hidden folder/system folders enabled, I can't find anything taking up the space. Space taken is ~80GB, but folder properties show about 20MB.

I know the spsearch is a Sharepoint account. I'm wondering if this a a database that needs to be moved? Maybe a backup cache that isn't freeing up? Not even sure where to start since my searches have yielded nothing useful.

Question by:Mandr1ch
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You could try renaming the folder and see what happens

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Never went back to that client. No resolution.

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Never went back to client.

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