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Folder Info

Although not a SQL Server post, I thought this would be helpful for anyone...

In an attempt to clean up my laptop, I have been archiving old projects, setup files, etc., off to a file server. Alas, some directories have a multitude of subdirectories, and trying to figure out how much space each takes up is cumbersome at best. So, I decided to write a quickie utility that will iterate through all files in the directory and subdirectories (or not, if you choose so).

It outputs its results to a multiline text box, so you can easily copy and paste into Excel, sort the results, and see which directories are using all your hard drive space.

The program requires the .NET 2.0 Framework.

And of course, use at your own risk.

Published Tuesday, January 30, 2007 4:48 PM by Peter W. DeBetta
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Attachment(s): FolderInfo.zip

Comments

 

Eric said:

January 31, 2007 7:52 AM
 

Gaurav Bindlish said:

WinDirStat - great freeware for this

January 31, 2007 3:06 PM
 

Johnny said:

WinDirStat - great freeware for this

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never hear of this ?

December 12, 2007 11:10 PM
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About Peter W. DeBetta

Peter DeBetta works as a Data and Cloud Solution Manager at DB Best, a Microsoft gold partner company. Peter has written courseware, articles, and books on topics such as development and SQL Server. Peter has spoken at conferences around the world, including TechEd, SQL PASS Community Summit, DevTeach, SQL Connections, DevWeek, and VSLive!

When Peter isn’t working, you can find him singing and playing guitar, taking pictures, working on DIY projects, woodworking, or simply enjoying life with his kids.
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