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Hi,

I want to find all the files which are more than 5 MB in windows.(in all directories). Is there a command by which we can do that? Thanks in advance..
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Question by:conversekid
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take a look on this solution. it seems that is exactly, what  you need ....
http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/MS_DOS/Q_23323059.html
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You can use the windows search option--there is an advanced tab which will let you chose your criteria (<>=5 mb etc). you will also have to chose the C: drive. let me know if that helps
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Hello

I've develop a program for you.
I hope this helps:
ftp://cdo.clubdeoro.com/FindFilebySize/FindFileSizeName.exe

Great is our GOD.
:)
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by:conversekid
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Hello Rionroc,
Thanks for your help but.I am unable to download the program..Please check the link..
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Hi berni1234:,

The solution given at
http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/MS_DOS/Q_23323059.html  is great..however can we edit in such a way that we can get the input from the user like file size and file location etc and then find the files according to the users requirement. Thanks in advance..
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this one is even better and allows  you lots of options , it is very small and free.

http://www.geocities.com/jadoxa/delenxrd/index.html



I hope this helps !
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Hello conversekid

I checked the link, its OK for download, and It's my FTP server I'm sharing with you.


Refresh the page.

Great is our GOD.
:)
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by:devil_himself
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usage --> NameOfBatchFile PathToFolderInDoubleQuotes SizeInBytes
ex - echosub "d:\tmp" "50000000"
:bof

 

 @echo off & setlocal enableextensions

 

:init

     

  for /f "tokens=*" %%f in ('dir "%~1" /b /s /o-d') do (

    if %%~zf GEQ "%~2" echo "%%~ff"

    )

  endlocal & goto :end

 

:end 

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