to view folder sizes in win 7

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Ive an ext  drive full

whats good to view folder size - I need to delete some files

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I find Windirstat is a great utility to get this information.
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Treesize is also excellent.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)
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I use Tree Size Pro and it is an excellent tool. I agree with the above.
Joe WinogradDeveloper
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I'm a huge fan of NirSoft's (free!) utilities, which I've been using for many years:

One of them is SearchMyFiles:

Scroll to the bottom of the page at the above URL for the download links. Note that there are both 32-bit and 64-bit versions. It is a no-install/stand-alone executable — just unzip the file and run the EXE.

When you run it, you'll see this Search Options dialog:

SearchMyFiles Search Options
There are a boatload of options, including a Summary Mode and a Duplicates Search. Spend some time experimenting — it's a fantastic (free!) tool. Regards, Joe

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