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One feature I miss from xp is the ability to hover over disks and quickly see their used/total space.

Can anyone let me know if this can be turned on in vista/7 or any other solutions?

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Have Windows 7 Ultimate here, it shows that info in all view styles for me, it just behaves a bit strange. It doesn't show info for disk C until I hover mouse over D so it shows info for that disk. After that it shows the info also for disk C. –  T. Kaltnekar Mar 9 '10 at 22:50
    
I'm trying to find the info inside the start menu, like I could on xp. Any ideas? –  optician Mar 9 '10 at 23:27

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The Windows Explorer displays that already directly:

Explorer window, opened with “Computer”

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It depends what view the user has enabled for "My Computer" –  mindless.panda Mar 9 '10 at 22:16
    
Ok, but Details, Tiles and Content do display that information. Does anyone have so many things in “Computer” that “Small icons” are a viable view? –  Joey Mar 9 '10 at 23:13
    
Yeah, I'm referring to having my computer as a menu in the start menu, and just hovering without having to do more than one click. I am basically looking for a way to find out this info with only one click from a clean desktop(apart from clicking on my computer, I don't want to load an entire win explorer window). –  optician Mar 9 '10 at 23:26

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