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    Script to display the size of all folders in a home director

    Is there such a way of finding out the size of folders in side someone home area with out having right click and choose properties? Can this be done by a script or something else?

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    Re: Script to display the size of all folders in a home director

    Not a script, but this might help.

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    Re: Script to display the size of all folders in a home director

    Can I refer you to a thread I started elsewhere which covers this general topic.

    Theoretically you can do this in WSH langauges VBScript and JScript but I couldn't get Scripting.FileSystemObject to play ball.

    If you install PowerShell then it becomes trivial and you can do it as one liner (OK a compound statement).

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    Re: Script to display the size of all folders in a home director

    I use WinDirStat for this sort of thing.

    http://windirstat.info/

    Not scriptable, but very useful anyway.

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    Re: Script to display the size of all folders in a home director

    If you want scriptable, have a look at DirUse - downloadable from the MS website, lots of handy features including only flagging up directories over a given size.

    DIRUSE /M /* C:\

    Size (mb) Files Directory
    949.18 4047 SUB-TOTAL: C:\Backup
    0.86 3 SUB-TOTAL: C:\bmp2jpg
    0.01 2 SUB-TOTAL: C:\CPQSYSTEM
    4968.72 14859 SUB-TOTAL: C:\Documents and Settings
    18012.65 7483 SUB-TOTAL: C:\Downloads
    ...
    I use it to script keeping an eye on home directory sizes on our creaky NT4 server which doesn't support quotas...

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    Re: Script to display the size of all folders in a home dire

    Hi,

    I found this vbscript a while back that displays the folders and sizes in a graphical format.

    I do have a dll file that once registered will allow you to add a column in Windows explorer details view for folder size - this will then show the folder sizes for each directory. Let me know if anyone wants it.

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    Re: Script to display the size of all folders in a home dire

    The Dirlot utility is just what you are looking for. It is HTA (JScript) hat shows size of folders in any parent folder on colorful diagram. And of course it shows the data in digital form as well - in bytes, Kbytes and Mbytes. It's free and open source.

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