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Windows 7: How do I identify large files on my HDD?

30 Sep 2010   #1
juanantoniod

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
How do I identify large files on my HDD?

Hello everyone,

I have recently started using iPhone with Windows 7, and I *think* that some of the videos and photos transferred from iPhone to Windows 7 HDD may be using up much of my HDD space.

Besides the obvious: Checking each file and folder for size and contents, is there a 'performance program' that will identify the larger files on a drive? (FWIW, I recall seeing this as an option one a program I have used in my computer 'travails' over the years.)

Thanks a bunch for any input!


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30 Sep 2010   #2
strollin

W7 Ult desktop, W10 laptop, W10 laptop, W8.1 tablet
 
 

Take a look at WinDirStat. It will show you a graphical view of your entire disk usage and you will be able to see what folders and files are using the most disk space.
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30 Sep 2010   #3
pacinitaly

windows 7 professional & ultimate 64bit laptops
 
 

d/l this FSL downloads

super finder 1532

best search engine
then search c: drive and sort by size



this works phenomenal too

Locate32 Web Site - Downloads
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30 Sep 2010   #4
WindowsStar

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by strollin View Post
Take a look at WinDirStat. It will show you a graphical view of your entire disk usage and you will be able to see what folders and files are using the most disk space.
+1 Works Great and it is very fast.
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30 Sep 2010   #5
juanantoniod

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Thanks, guys! I will check them out -- rep to come after I see what they arae all about! I appreciate your fast reponses.
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30 Sep 2010   #6
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

I like TreeSize free

JAM Software - Windows Freeware
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02 Oct 2010   #7
pacinitaly

windows 7 professional & ultimate 64bit laptops
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pbcopter View Post
I like TreeSize free

JAM Software - Windows Freeware

thank you !!!
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