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Viewing all my files on my computer


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nick1127

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Is there any way I can view every file just in one folder? I have to kind of prune my computer of my biggest files to free up some space.
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You can right click folders and select Properties, and it will show how much disc space it is taking.

Some software like TreeSize can show your computer as a Pie Chart and show which sections are taking the most space.
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You could try opening the folder then click the view option and change it to details, then right click an empty space, click arrange icons by size
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This TreeSize program is pretty useful.. What I was wondering is there some way I can view every file on my computer either using a program or windows, because I can't arrange folders by their size(Arrange Icons), icons don't count as folders so I can't see where the really big files are without spending hours going through my computer.
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Nevermind. This TreeSize program does that all for me. Thanks peace
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thanks for letting us know.

for anyone who doesn't have TreeSize(or other program), you can always do a file search by file size:
right click Start>Explore>Search>All files and folders>What size is it?>Specify size(in KB)>at least>100000

files over 100 mb will be listed if 100000 is entered(10 mb if 10000 is entered)

be careful deleting files. if you make a mistake, you can retrieve the file from the recycle bin. the space on the drive will be freed once the deleted file is removed from the recycle bin.
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