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Windows Explorer Does Not Include Hidden Files' Size When Calculating Folder Size

It seems Windows Explorer does not include the sizes of "hidden" files when calculating the parent folder size, even when I check "Show hidden files, folders, and drives" in the "Folder and Search ...
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File size of multiple folders in explorer [duplicate]

I am often doing some cleanup in hard drives and I always want to know the size of each Folder in a directory in Explorer. Each time i need to run a dir to know the folder size. I noticed that there ...
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In linux, how do you get a total size of a folder for files that are 1MB and up

Hi im doing some cleaning up on my server and i want to know how would i get the total size of a folder of files that are 1mb and up and also 1mb and below. I got as far as: ls -lh | grep 'M ' But ...
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How to know the folder size in CENTOS [duplicate]

I have a website on my server and I owns it. The size of the website is around whoping 170GB . This shouldnt be this much. At max it should be around 20GB . I dont know hat makes it that big. I am ...
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Limit folder size by deleting oldest files in OS X

I run OS X and have a security camera writing images to a folder. Is there a way to limit this folder's size and then delete the oldest file?
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Create profile of hard disk space showing each folder's space usage [duplicate]

I had a software that showed me how much space each folder is taking in decreasing order. So, I could delete many applications and games which were taking many GB in C drive. I don't have it now and ...
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How can I find the actual amount of free file directory spaces in a FAT32 folder?

I understand that there are approx. 64K possible files in a FAT32 folder. This assumes 8.3 file names. Longer file names take up multiple slots. Therefore, it is difficult to know how many actual ...
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Display size of files categorized per extension

I am looking for a Windows(7) utility which displays the space taken up (under a folder) categorized by the file extension, like .obj = 83.5 MB (255 files), .sdf = 87.8 MB (1 file). Does anyone know ...
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How to find folder size within VSS

I have a repository in VSS and I need to find the size of individual folders inside the VSS. Currently I am checking out each of the folder and then checking its size. Is there any way using which I ...
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Why is the folder size (in properties) different from the total file/folder sizes in the folder?

Here's my problem I'm trying to do a cleanup of my hard drive, and I'm constantly seeing this scenario: (1) Aggregate folder size: I check the folder size viewing properties right clicking the ...
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Limit on numbr of excel files a folder can store

I am using a folder to store the history log of events in excel format.The logging had stoped .I doubt whether it could be due to any folder limitations?
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Windows 7 folder name improve max character length

i want to improve windows 7 folder name character length. default character length is 260. Have you Any suggestion about this problem ?
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List directories and their sizes in Mac OS X command line [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get the size of a Linux or Mac OS X directory from the command-line? I am in a folder, and I want a list of all the sub-directories and their total sizes. I ...
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Knowing selections' and folders' size (in bytes, KB, etc.) at a glance

I'm wondering if there's a way to see easily the space things take up in the File explorer. When you select files, it's easy. For one, in the Details view, there's a Size column, in KB. And in the ...
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Folder property showing wrong size

I know it will sound awkward but I have a folder on my machine which contains 4 files of total size hardly 4 KB. But When I right click and open the folder property, to my surprise the total size is ...
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Email file and folder list with size?

I am trying to get a list of all files and folders with there sizes (upto 1st level, i.e. file and folder names with there sizes in current directory) emailed to me via an python script. I got the ...
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x86 folder in an x86 folder in an x86 folder, whats going on?

I recently installed windirstat on my Windows 7 64bit Lenovo laptop to gauge where my disk space was going, for some reason "program files x86" would be listed twice, windirstat would freeze before ...
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Does Windows 8 Explorer have a FolderSize column (or restore the column-handler API)?

One of the biggest complaints about Windows Vista (and 7) was that it removed the API that allows developers to create column-handlers, and as such, useful programs like Folder Size can no longer ...
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How to find the cumulative size of a directory

Is there a switch for the dir command which lists the size of a directory as well? This page says: Dir also displays the total number of files and directories listed, their cumulative size, and ...
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Not able to output to file in the Windows command line

In the following code, I need to take the path and size of folder and subfolders into a file. But when the loop runs for the second time, path and size are not getting printed to the file. size.txt ...
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How to display folder contents overview and folder statistics?

Is there a graphical tool for Windows or Linux to show and plot detailed folder statistics? For instance how much % of the space is allocated to images, multimedia, text,...? Free software is ...
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How to find out the folder sizes in a given folder? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I visualize the file system usage on Windows? I am managing a computer with many users. The folder C:\Users has one folder for every user of the machine. I ...
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Folder Explorer with Folder Synchronization and Folder Size

Is there a folder explorer software that has folder synchronization and folder size capabilities? Often I need to use them very much and would like to have a single software that can do that. Does ...
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Mac OS X not reporting directory sizes correctly?

In Finder, I've noticed that if I duplicate some .app files (in the Applications folder), Finder will show that the duplicate .app file is not the same size as the original. This file size ...
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Limit the size of a windows 7 shared folder

I assumed there should be an easy way to limit the size of a shared folder but I can't seem to find it? Is there some easy way to do it, preferably without 3rd party software?
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How do I quickly calculate the size of a directory?

I want to calculate the size of my home directory, which has a lot of sub directories. It takes about 40 seconds to run du. Is there a quicker way? $ time du -sh 5.0G . real 0m39.676s user ...
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Windows 7: application to check folder size in computer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Reclaiming disk space on Windows Best free tool to find largest files and folders on a drive I would like check my computer's C: drive for files that consume an lot ...
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Windows XP and folder sizes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I visualize the file system usage on Windows? I'm trying to find out the easiest way to check folder sizes to see how big each are. Why is it that when you view ...
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How do you find a size of a web-site? [closed]

Suppose I want to download some wiki site. It looks like it has 2000 articles only - but with wiki technology - they keep several versions of each article... So it still could be terabytes! So my ...
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Windows File System Analysis [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Best program to visualize file system usage on Windows? I am looking for a FREE tool to perform analyses on the NTFS file system of my Windows 7 PC. I want to easily see ...
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How to find biggest folders (by number of files) in Windows

My Windows 7 search is pretty slow on one computer and fast on the other. I figured out that one computer has 90,000 files indexed while the other has 1.5 million. So I'd like to find the biggest ...
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Why doesn't ls -lh show the total size of all the files and directories in each directory?

For example, it shows the kernel as being 18M but the Applications folder as being 3.8K BSD/Darwin
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A folder took a form of a vertical “task bar” on the left side of screen. How to reverse it?

I don't understand what happened: Somehow my son opened his folder on the laptop and clicked somewhere, now the folder always appears in the form of a vertical bar on the left side of my desktop: ...
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Unusually large Windows XP folder size - Can I reduce it?

My Windows XP SP2 install size has gone past 4 GB. Is anyone able to tell me why it keeps growing? I know that it does get larger but I have never seen it cross 1. 5 or 2GBs before now. Am I able ...
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Thunderbird 3 - missing feature: Show folder size [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Thunderbird 3: see size of folder? In TB2 I was able to see the size of the folders (for example Inbox, Junk, Trash). That was useful because it showed to me large ...
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Windows 7 shows a drive as full in summary but files shown on drive are very small

I have a drive partitioned so it is seen by Windows as 2 drives: C:\ and D:\ Windows 7 shows D:\ as full up in the graphical summary in 'My Computer' summary of all the drives, e.g. the bar graph ...
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Get the parent of a folder from search results

So I searched for a folder in my drive. I found the drive and selected "Open in a new Window". And now I want to get to the parent folder of that one. But now the address bar shows Search Results in ...
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Difference between folder size reported by Windows and total file size for Documents and Settings folder

My Documents and Setting folder occupies 8.42 GB, but When I check the files inside individually it just shows 800 MB. Why is that?
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Thunderbird 3: see size of folder?

In Thunderbird 3, how do you see the size of a folder? I.e. the total size of all emails in a certain folder?
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How to order folders by their content size in Vista?

How do I get folders to order by their content size in Windows Vista?
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How do I get the size of a Linux or Mac OS X directory from the command-line?

What command do I use to find the size of all the files (recursively) in a Linux or Mac OS X directory?
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Windows --> Assembly folder typical size: aka GAC

I am a .net developer on a Win 7 RC1 (x64) machine and I happened to notice that my GAC(Global Assembly Cache) folder is 1.2 GBs in size(1700 files). This got me wondering what the "normal" size is ...