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Get Info reports incorrect disk space (apparently)

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Jul 23, 2011 8:46 AM

I did a bunch of editing using iMovie, and noticed that I was running low on disk space.  I cleaned up and deleted a whole bunch of files.  Before the clean-up, Get Info was reporting:


Overall free space on the HDD at about 100G

Space in the movies folder of about 280G


Now the space used in the movies folder is about 40G so I expected to to have about 240G free overall... But Get Info is still reporting about 100G.


What gives?!



Model Name:          MacBook Pro

  Model Identifier:          MacBookPro6,2

  Processor Name:          Intel Core i7

  Processor Speed:          2.66 GHz

  Number of Processors:          1

  Total Number of Cores:          2

  L2 Cache (per Core):          256 KB

  L3 Cache:          4 MB

  Memory:          4 GB

  Processor Interconnect Speed:          4.8 GT/s

  Boot ROM Version:          MBP61.0057.B0C

  SMC Version (system):          1.58f16


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  • XarBiogeek Level 1 Level 1 (65 points)
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    Jul 23, 2011 8:55 AM (in response to Robbo2010)

    Go into Terminal and type "diskutil list" and copy-paste the output here.


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