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cant see how much space is available on drives


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#1 dakota5369

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Posted 30 December 2014 - 05:27 AM

it used to be when i clicked on this pc, it showed me how much space was available.  well, i must have done something because now that is not what i see.  i just get icons of all the drives and folders with no info on space available.  and i have no idea how to check.  anyone know how i can set it back to the original way?  this pisses me off.



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Posted 30 December 2014 - 09:59 PM

It sounds like the icon forma has changed. Is the word 'view' along the top of the screen on the right side? If so se what the drop own has to offer.

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Posted 30 December 2014 - 11:14 PM

Manage your hard drive space with Windows 8.1's hidden, helpful tools

Tools to investigate what folders/files are taking up space on a hard drive


Some of the tools allow you drill down into specific subfolders in order to see exactly what is going on. Most are available for download as stand-alone applications which you can just unzip, use and delete when done if you do not want to keep them. I personally like the first four but generally use TreeSizeFree the most because it allows you to click and drill down very easily. Everything Search (and Agent Ransack) are more of an alternative to Windows built-in search feature but they too allow you to gather folder/file size information.


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