Question SSD SPACE CONSUMPTION DOUBLES

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Hi i just bought new laptop with M.2 ssd 500 gb, i dont why but whenver i try to install something or copy large files the space it consumes gets doubled for example i was installing Warzone which IS take about 90 gb but while i was installing it took 180 gb and when i restarted my laptop then it shows correct storage capacity. it happens every time and i am unable to install large games ..what should i do??
 

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Hi i just bought new laptop with M.2 ssd 500 gb, i dont why but whenver i try to install something or copy large files the space it consumes gets doubled for example i was installing Warzone which IS take about 90 gb but while i was installing it took 180 gb and when i restarted my laptop then it shows correct storage capacity. it happens every time and i am unable to install large games ..what should i do??
Temp files, maybe?

Also,
Install and run either WinDirStat, or WizTree.

Run as Administrator, selecting only the drive in question.
Post a screencap here.

Also, a screencap of your Disk Management window.
 

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