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A few years ago I was given a piece of freeware which I thought was excellent but now canít ...
1st February 2010, 05:18 PM #1
Software to view Hard Drive Space?
A few years ago I was given a piece of freeware which I thought was excellent but now canít find it anywhere or remember what it was called.
Basically you installed it and it scanned your hard drive and showed in boxes on a screen the size of the folders in relation to how many GB was in each one. It just made things so easy. I'm currently hunting on our server where someone has managed to take up about 20GB of disc space. I just canít find it! My guess is someone with a lovely 12MP camera has stuck her photos somewhere!!
Anyone have any ideas or seen something that resembles what I'm talking about?!?!
1st February 2010, 05:21 PM #2
4 Thanks to docboggle:
adhutton (1st February 2010), bloxy (1st February 2010), Cools (2nd February 2010), RobFrain (2nd February 2010)
1st February 2010, 05:23 PM #3
5 Thanks to RingOfFlame:
adampat84 (10th May 2010), adhutton (1st February 2010), bloxy (1st February 2010), Cools (2nd February 2010), mac_shinobi (1st February 2010)
1st February 2010, 05:32 PM #4
Not sure if anyone will know but is there anything like this for OS X leopard / snow leopard etc that will give me an over view of a hard drive etc
Originally Posted by RingOfFlame
1st February 2010, 06:01 PM #5
Disk Inventory X
Originally Posted by mac_shinobi
Thanks to keithu from:
mac_shinobi (1st February 2010)
1st February 2010, 06:01 PM #6
jdiskreport - JDiskReport
Thanks to srochford from:
mac_shinobi (1st February 2010)
1st February 2010, 07:08 PM #7
The one you describe sounds like WinDirStat, which RingOfFlame mentioned above. While we're listing some alternatives, I quite like HDGraph.
1st February 2010, 07:46 PM #8
I had a nice simple one in Win98 days that I can't remember the name bit it started with a D i think.
I liked it cause it quickly showed a pie chart and then you just drilled down to see where the big files were hiding.
Can't find it now
1st February 2010, 07:52 PM #9
Found it buried in an old pendrive backup folder
Still works on XP
2nd February 2010, 12:41 PM #10
2nd February 2010, 12:45 PM #11
Deffo this one. Rocks.
Originally Posted by srochford
2nd February 2010, 01:05 PM #12
As Recommended by Steve Gibson:
Download (under free software)
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kevbaz (2nd February 2010)
2nd February 2010, 01:06 PM #13
Was just guna say Space Monger is the one you want!!
2nd February 2010, 01:15 PM #14
2nd February 2010, 01:33 PM #15
Treesize Free only works on local drives, though - try MemeCode - i.Disk which is also free and can scan network drives.
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