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    Default Cant find 100 GB of data on my hard drive...

    I have a MBP 13

    I have a 250 SSD drive.

    I cannot figure out how to find hidden folders.

    In my Users folder it shows 188 GB

    When I tally up all the data in the folders within the Users folder it comes to 88 GB. I cant figure out where the 88 GB is ??

    On an 250 GB system 100 GB is a lot of unaccounted space....

    Anyone know where I can look ? Are there hidden folders ?
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    Default Re: Cant find 100 GB of data on my hard drive...

    Maybe your operating system?
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    Default Cant find 100 GB of data on my hard drive...

    Do you run time machine? starting with Lion, TM does a hidden local backup when you are not connected to your TM drive. I think there's a way to turn this off but I don't remember what it is at the moment.
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    Default Re: Cant find 100 GB of data on my hard drive...

    I use Omni Desk Sweeper sometimes on my macbook to check out where the storage is being hogged and i delete accordingly...it's free and pretty easy to use if you want something that can break it all down quickly and simply.
    "Speed has never killed anyone; suddenly becoming stationary...that's what gets you." - Jeremy Clarkson
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    Default Cant find 100 GB of data on my hard drive...

    Sean

    Thanks bro. It was an old mobile me back up.

    Omni disk is pretty cool.

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