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aeser
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Jan 26, 2001, 09:08 AM
 
i installed osx and it didn't work so i moved my os9 folder to my 2nd hard drive and wiped out the first one and then moved the os9 folder back and i ended up with only like 1.83 gigs of free space on my hard drive, when i had like 4.80something before i installed osx, so then i wiped it out again and reinstalled os9 from the disk and set everything back up and now i have more but still nowhere near what i should have on there, i have like 3.13 gigs of free space, now all i have on there really is os9.0.4 (downloaded the upgrade to 9.0.4 from 9.0.2), internet explorer 5 (downloaded), and photoshop, go live, illustrator, and live motion, and i was about to reinstall my motu core system (audio desk) and digital performer, which i had on before osx and still had 4.80something gigs of free space. someone recommended i download auto purge from versiontracker.com, and another person recommended eradicator, i downloaded both and ran both and neither cleaned anything up, does anyone know a way i can find out what is using so much space and clean it up? i figure i should have gigs more than i do. thanks.
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Jan 26, 2001, 09:27 AM
 
Originally posted by aeser:
...so then i wiped it out again and reinstalled ...
Did you reformat the disk or just moved everything to the trash ???
OS X put invisible folders, you can make them visible with resedit, then move them to the trash.

I had some strange problems after removing OS X too and I noticed that my HD is damaged since I have it (not physically damaged... but the apple tools can't solve the problem and I don't have techtool pro or norton utilities...)
Maybe you have a similar problem... but reformatting the HD will solve it

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Jan 26, 2001, 01:18 PM
 
Originally posted by noliv:
Did you reformat the disk or just moved everything to the trash ???
OS X put invisible folders, you can make them visible with resedit, then move them to the trash.
i went into special and selected "erase disk"

Originally posted by noliv:
I had some strange problems after removing OS X too and I noticed that my HD is damaged since I have it (not physically damaged... but the apple tools can't solve the problem and I don't have techtool pro or norton utilities...)
Maybe you have a similar problem... but reformatting the HD will solve it noliv
so i have to wipe everything out again? well if i must i must
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