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OS 10.4 - How do I find out what is taking up so much space?


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I have a Powerbook 667 with 512 RAM and 30 Gigs ROM.

I have had this thing for years and I am trying to figure out what could be taking up 16 Gigs of space.

I have moved all movies and music to an external hard drive, so I know that is isn't media. And I deleted everything in my download file as well.

Is there any way to see what could possibly be taking up so much space? Is there anything that I can run to clean out old iPod updaters and worthless things like that?

Most of my files are Word, Excel and some pictures, but nothing huge... not 16G worth.

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what operating system are you running on it? If you've got OS X on it, this program will work...

http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/21149
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Bingo!! I found some hidden folder in Limewire with like 5.5 Gigs of downloads and "incomplete" files...

I do have something like 1.57 Gigs of stuff in my "Printers" file.. what is that all about?
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those are drivers for printers. you can delete the ones for printers you don't use
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