I delete files but there is no increase in free space in my HDD Dont tell me to delete files from recycle bin, been there done that . The files I delete do not appear in the recycle bin . Where else can this free space be going ? anyone knows ! but when I delete files from Internet explorer, ie the temp directory, I had 100 Mb of files that free space showed up . I have deleted 3 files of 440 Mb, 214 Mb , and 220 Mb , but none of the space occupied by these files is given back ! So whats happ ? Please help Huzefa.