How many of what?

February 7, 2007 at 2:45 pm 1 comment

Most new computers these days come with big honkin’ hard drives. You can put a lot of stuff on these hard drives, but what kind of stuff? And how many files of what kind of stuff?



For years I’ve used TreeSize – a free program from JAM Software – to find out how much and what kind lives on hard drives. It’s done a pretty good job of it for me, too. But lately I wanted more information and prettier, too.  



Enter WinDirStat, another free (my favorite price!!) program with a much more visual flair. And it does file type counts across drives, which I find interesting.  

Neither program can tell you what stuff you should get rid of, but at least you’ll know how much stuff there is and where it lives.


Entry filed under: Software, Technology.

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1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. erik  |  February 7, 2007 at 8:40 pm

    Cool! I’ve been looking for something like that.


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