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Incorrect Disk Space Usage Shown in Microsoft Windows Guest (Doc ID 1914227.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.0.3 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

A Virtual Disk has been created for Microsoft Windows Virtual Machine.

Windows is showing more space used and less free space at the filesystem. A filesystem check does not solve the problem, but it shows more files in the filesystem than there actually are visible in Windows.

Cause

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