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Macintosh HD icon 'free space' info is wrong.
Authored by: lunarthar on Mar 18, '05 05:05:22PM

This is because the info in the icon is updated only the next time Finder is restarted. If you do a "get info" on the hard disk though, then the free space shown is correct. So you need to quit Finder and when it restarts then the free space info will be correct - Just press Command-option-escape and relaunch finder, the info will be correct. As an alternative type df -h in the terminal - this always shows the correct disk space info for all mounted disks



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