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Many users are noticing that Windows is reporting wrong hard disk free space. Most users have noticed this once they have compared the folder size in Windows with the folder size after choosing the files in the hard disk. If you are facing this issue, then follow the steps mentioned below to fix it.

Here’s How to Fix Windows Reporting Wrong Hard Disk Free Space Error

•    Delete All Old System Restore Points

1.    Click on the Windows and R keys together to launch the Run prompt box.

2.    After that, enter “control” in the search bar.

3.    Click on the Enter option to launch the Control Panel window.

4.    After opening the Control Panel window, start using the search bar located in the upper right-hand side of the       display to find the “system” option.

5.    Press the Enter button to find and press on the System option by going to the menu list of the results displayed on       the screen.

6.    Press on the System Protection option given in the System option which resembles a vertical symbol provided on the left-hand side of the display.

7.    Now, the System Properties window gets open on the desktop.

8.    Ensure that you turn on the System Protection option.

9.    Go down to Protection Settings menu located in the System Protection option.

10.    Choose the Windows drive and after that, press on the Configure option.

11.    Slide down to the Disk Space Usage option after opening the System Protection window.

12.    You should limit the Max Usage over 10%.

13.    In case you have 1 TB HDD, then it is enough.

14.    Press on the option linked with the Delete all restore points to empty the storage which you have recently used           through the System Restore.

15.    Press on the Apply option.

16.    After that, start the system to save the changes you have made.

17.    In case this method does not fix Windows reporting wrong hard disk free space error, then follow any other method        listed in this 


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