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30th May 2005, 01:17 PM
Hi all

I have only 5 gig left of a 40 gig drive, and dont have any idea what has taken up so much space I dont have music or video or photo files here , so nt sure what it is.

I heard there was a free proggie that did this?????


30th May 2005, 01:29 PM
If its an external drive, ensure that you empty the trash while you have it plugged in as all deleted files are stored in a folder at the root of the drive until the trash is emptied.

if not a quick search turned up this
WhatSize - FreeWare

Give that a go.

30th May 2005, 01:30 PM
what size (http://www.id-design.com/software/whatsize/index.php)

it's a great little app :)


30th May 2005, 01:39 PM
I like to use Disk Inventory X available at Versiontracker (http://versiontracker.com/), it is a great little program that shows you how much storage space each directory is taking up sorted by files.

30th May 2005, 02:19 PM
many thanks you guys are great!