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#1 bartbarney

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Posted 16 March 2005 - 10:44 PM

I have Win 98 se which was bought in June 2000. I want to backup 'My Documents' to a cd-rw which has 533MB capacity. How can I find out how large is 'My Docs'?
I went into Windows Explorer & clicked on View & something else; this gave me the size of all the individual files but no total.

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Posted 16 March 2005 - 10:56 PM

I've removed my post. I feel that Herk's advice covers the topic more clearly.

Edited by scarlett, 16 March 2005 - 11:07 PM.

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Posted 16 March 2005 - 10:57 PM

Open Search (Windows Key + F) and type in My Documents

You can stop the search as soon as it finds C: My Documents

Right-click on the entry and choose Properties and read the file size in the resultant box.

And you can always open up Windows Explorer (Windows Key + E) and make a new folder and call it whatever you want, then move some of the files to it if you have too many.

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Posted 16 March 2005 - 11:43 PM

Right click on the folder and select properties . It will show the total size of the folder and it's contents .
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