I want to be able to see how big a folder is (all contents, including sub-folders and their contents). I can't find a powershell command to do that, but I don't want to have to open the windows explorer every time I want to know the size. Is there a simple way to accomplish this from within Powershell?
Pretty sure I got this from a Powershell tip of the day; can't remember for sure, but I've been using it a long time and it's been very useful.
Edit: To make it easier to use (so you don't have to remember and type this whole thing out each time) you could add it to your profile as a function, like so:
And then use it like any command:
It's on the Microsoft Technet site here