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To find the free disk space of a particular folder and to delete old files using PowerShell and Java

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To find the free space of a particular folder/folders
 and to delete old files if that folder exceeds a particular threshold size limit.
It should work on local machine as well as remotely.

Can anyone please help in this regard.
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Question by:Kartheek M
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You don't find free space on folders.  Free space exists on Disks.  I don't know the powershell, way since I've always just used the command line.

You can use the built in fsutil with psexec
psexec \\Computer fsutil volume diskfree c:

You can also use wmic
wmic /node:"%COMPUTERNAME%" LogicalDisk Where DriveType="3" Get DeviceID,FreeSpace

If you have multiple disks, you can use find to isolate the disk.
wmic /node:"%COMPUTERNAME%" LogicalDisk Where DriveType="3" Get DeviceID,FreeSpace|find /I "c:"
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