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Why is so much of my HDD space taken up?

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Hello all!

I currently have a 13.3" Macbook Pro with a 250GB HDD.

I'm really confused because almost 190GB of Space is taken up, and I've looked through my HDD, and I just don't see where all that space is going.

I hate to admit it, but with PC's it's a lot easier to see where all your space is going. Is there a simpler way to do this with my Mac? Because I simply just can't find why all my HDD space is being taken up.


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This could help to find the big files - Download GrandPerspective for Mac - Graphically shows disk usage within a file system. MacUpdate Mac Software Downloads
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I like using OmniDisksweeper for this purpose. It's free and it works well for me.
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