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I think virus is eating my Hard Drive Memory

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    I think virus is eating my Hard Drive Memory

    Hello. My OS is Windows 8.1 Pro. I am cleaning my memory and never get it full, but yesterday with the first boot it said "Your memory is full" I cheked it and it was only 3.95 KB from 390 GB. Then i started cleaning some games, films, pictures and it got back to 70 GB. But the next morning when i booted up again, again told me that my memory is full. I cheked again and that time it was on 0GB. I was not able to do nothing. It was so slow. I cleared most of mi pics but again. When i free some space it "eats it". But in several time the memory gets back like: if on 13:30 its 30 GB at 14:00 its 8MB And at 14:30 its 3GB. I dont know what to do, Can someone help me?

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    Sure sounds like a virus..

    You may have to boot up to clean your drive with a boot disc or boot usb..

    Have you tried booting into safe mode ??

    Better save all your documents off the computer..

    Sounds like a refresh or reinstall may have to solve this..

    But try booting in safe mode

    Hold shift while turning on the computer

    Also you will probably have to use another computer and download some cleaning programs from bleeping computer if you know you got this problem from downloading something earlier..

    And then put those cleaning programs on a clean usb and try to run them from safe mode etc.. Or the USB boot disc..

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