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Windows Explorer shows wrong Free Space

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    Windows 8.1

    Windows Explorer shows wrong Free Space

    My OS is installed on a 500 GB Samsung 840 SSD and there is about 100 GB of data on it. Windows Explorer, however, shows that almost 90% of the drive is used. I double checked with WinDirStat, which confirmed that I only had about 100 GB used on the drive. I triple checked with Space Sniffer, which yielded the same result.

    Any ideas?

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    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10

    trim your SSD.. Or enable system restore on that drive and then choose optimize..

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    Linux Mint 17.2

    What does Drive Management show in Administrative tools?
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Windows Explorer shows wrong Free Space

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