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Why doesn't my disk space free up after moving files to an external drive?

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CanBritGirl Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Feb 28, 2012 4:01 AM

I have a 750GB internal HD but film a lot of movies. To free up space, I have moved my iMovie clips off to a secondary hard drive, but I have not seen my free disk space free up on my Macbook pro. Why is this? I moved, not copied the files. They only show now on the external hard drive.

 

I am looking at the free space in Finder > Get Info.

 

I have easily moved a few hundred GB off to the new drive, but my internal HD still shows as over 500Gb used.

 

Help!

MacBook Pro
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