Re: find big files
Download it onto a USB flash drive from another computer - it's an
executable, doesn't need installation.
"shakey" <NOONE@NOWHERE.NET> wrote in message
> Good idea. Will try file size search size option next trip over. Can not
> go online due to low disk space so cannot run tree size.
> "Richard G. Harper" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> To find big files, use the options in Windows Search to specify the file
>> size. That will only find single files that take up lots of space. Use
>> a utility such as TreeSize to examine the entire hard drive and find
>> folders that are taking up a lot of room.
>> "shakey" <NOONE@NOWHERE.NET> wrote in message
>>> I am a XP person trying to help a old lady with a Vista problem.
>>> Something has used up 245Gb of her 250GB HD. This is after using all
>>> built in disk maintenance programs such as Disk Cleanup. She originally
>>> had zero bites free but I deleted some unused programs and recovered
>>> some space "5GB". Some programs I cannot delete, I believe this is due
>>> to the OS not having room to shuffle files.
>>> Is there a simple way for me to find all files on the HD by file size?
>>> Other ideas? Computer is miles away so I cannot do a lot of (try and