If I select 1 or more files in windows, I can directly get their size as you can see in snapshot.
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as you can see

But if I select folders I don't get their size directly. I have to select folders , open their properties and then get their size. Is there any direct way to get their size?


Unfortunately, it isn't currently possible to view directory sizes in Windows Explorer (without going into properties).

You can, however, use a third party tool (such as TreeSize Free) to review directory sizes.

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    Even if you view a directory it's not instant. Windows still needs to read the index for the directory. Viewing the size of items in a directory requires you to read the index of said directory. Those recursive lookups take time which is why they are not the "default". – Seth Jan 17 '19 at 13:12
  • It partially solved my problem . Thanks a lot. – Umar Abdullah Jan 21 '19 at 18:48

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