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GetFoldersize 2.6.0

GetFoldersize is a handy tool that will quickly let you know exactly which folders are using most of your hard drive space.

The process starts by scanning a particular drive. This may take a while, as by definition GetFoldersize has to examine every file in every folder, so you'll need to be patient.

Once the scan is complete, though, you'll immediately see a list of folders sorted by the amount of drive space they're consuming: \Program Files, \Windows, \ProgramData, whatever it happens to be on your system.

Sometimes you'll want to explore this further. The \Program Files folder on our test PC contained 25GB of data, for instance, but which applications were the worst offenders? Double-clicking any folder of interest allows you to zoom in and see the folders it contains, also sorted by size, so the resource hoggers are immediately highlighted.

And if, at any point, you spot some files you don't need, then it's easy to select and delete them in the Files pane, so freeing up some valuable hard drive real estate. Don't wipe anything unless you're entirely positive that it's surplus to requirements, though - make a mistake here, delete something important, and you could cripple your PC. If in any doubt at all, just leave it alone.

v2.6.0 additions include:

NEW: Main Toolbar: Added the sub option 'Show the hardlink count at the report (slower)' at the button 'Start'.
NEW: Main Toolbar: Added the sub option 'Show the folder owner at the report (slower)' at the button 'Start'.
NEW: Folder List: The new column 'Hardlinks' shows the count of hardlinks.
NEW: Folder List: The new column 'Junctions' shows the count of junctions.
NEW: Folder List: The new column 'Owner' shows the owner of the folder.
NEW: Folder List: The new column 'Error' shows the count of not scanable folders (access denied).
NEW: Folder List / Toolbar: The new File Filter enables you to scan only specific files. Several filters must be separated by using a comma: *.txt,*.doc,*.rtf
NEW: Folder List / Toolbar: The new Folder Filter enables you to exclude specific folders from the scan. Several filters must be separated by using a comma: Windows,System*,Users
NEW: File List: The new column 'Owner' shows the owner of a file. 
NEW: File List / Toolbar: The new File Filter enables you to display only specific files at the list. Several filters must be separated by using a comma: *.txt,*.doc,*.rtf
FIX: Various optimizations have been introduced in various sections of GetFoldersize. Various bugs have been fixed.

Platforms: Windows 7 (32 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit), Windows Vista (32 bit), Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows XP
Version: 2.3.2
Licence: Freeware
Manufacturer: Michael Thummerer Software Design
Date Added: {ts '2015-03-24 10:32:00'}


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