1. cpc12's Avatar
    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 ?
    01-22-2013 12:00 AM
  2. Alli's Avatar
    Maybe your operating system?
    01-22-2013 07:03 AM
  3. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    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.
    01-22-2013 07:54 AM
  4. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    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.
    cpc12 likes this.
    01-22-2013 07:22 PM
  5. cpc12's Avatar
    Sean

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

    Omni disk is pretty cool.
    01-23-2013 08:33 PM

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