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This is a windows 2003 server DC. When I select all the folders in the C drive and go to properties, the size are about 5GB. However, in Windows Explorer the C drive is listed as 18GB full. Can anyone tell me why? How do I recover those memory space back?

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Thank you for the response. Okay, explain to me why selecting all the folders and go to properties to display the size isn't giving me the correct number?
 

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There are hidden folders that also take up space that isn't accounted for.
I.E. system restore, temp files, partition information, recycle bin, etc.
 

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indexing

Remember that file indexing also increases the size of the file on disk. This probably doesn't amount for the 13 g missing, but could account for some of it.
 
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