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Windows 7: How can I see the size of the folders on the hard drive?

25 Mar 2017   #1
atikovi

W7P64
 
 
How can I see the size of the folders on the hard drive?

This is a picture of the folders in the C: drive



Only the bottom files show a size, not the folders themselves. How can I get the size of the folders to appear on that list. I can right click and go to properties, and it will show the size of one folder, but I'd like to see them as a group on one page. I'm approaching the 500GB capacity of the drive and want to see what is taking up the space, and if not useful, deleting it.


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25 Mar 2017   #2
MourningStar

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

many free & pay options out there. my favorite is a lightweight free utility :

TreeSize Free - Quickly Scan Directory Sizes and Find Space Hogs
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25 Mar 2017   #3
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18.3 MATE, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 

Windows Explorer won't do that.

3rd Party file manager software can do it (e.g. FreeCommander).
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25 Mar 2017   #4
Melchior

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64 (v6.1.7601.23537)
 
 

I like Windows Directory Statistics myself.
WinDirStat - Windows Directory Statistics
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26 Mar 2017   #5
atikovi

W7P64
 
 

Thanks everybody, tried TreeSize.
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