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What is a good and simple tool to monitor and graph free disk space over time on a windows machine?

The usual disk visualization tools are not a good fit, as the result should be an timeline of the free disk space.

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Peter - Deleting the link to the duplicate just makes it more difficult for others. Please don't do that. If you disagree with the duplicate or it doesn;t solve your problem then mention in comments and in chat. Perhaps with a bit of modification your question will be re-opened. – Joe Taylor Oct 11 '11 at 8:44
thanks for the hints. I like your script suggestions. – Peter Grant Oct 11 '11 at 9:13
I once cobbled one together to check disk spaces on a load of remote sites servers. It was very low tech but it did the job just fine for what i wanted. – Joe Taylor Oct 11 '11 at 9:53
I used powershell, very nice and powerfull for such adhoc monitoring tasks. – Peter Grant Oct 11 '11 at 10:11
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You could run a script that checks the free space on the HDD you want to look at. The output could be set to append to a text file. You could then use Excel to graph it. Very low tech but fairly easy to set up and free.

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