Hard Drive Only 10 Gb Left With Install Of Xp

Been having problems with a old compaq 1210nx that's been pretty much stock from 03 till now. Anyways what i did to get it running after my buddy gave it to me was install windows 7 rc. That ran fine since last year till about march when the install expired. When that did it i reinstalled xp with formatting the 80gb hard drive using the xp disc. That installed fine and dandy but now its saying i only have 10gb's left of free space out of 74. 9gb. ? I thought to myself i didn't install anything that big, just vlc, firefox and windows security essentials and those 3 don't take up 70gb's. Ive run check disk and scan disc and both came up fine with no errors. Anyone have a clue what is going on?

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