DIRUSE displays folders, subfolders, files, and disk usage


The Windows NT Resource Kit includes DIRUSE which will
give you disk usage by drive, folder, or sub-folders. DIRUSE displays the number
of folders, files and space consumed. You can use DIRUSE to flag folders
consuming more than a certain setpoint. The help from DIRUSE :

DIRUSE displays a list of disk usage for a directory tree(s). Version 1.20

DIRUSE [/S | /V] [/M | /K | /B] [/C] [/,] [/Q:# [/L] [/A] [/D] [/O]] [/*] DIRS

/S Specifies whether subdirectories are included in the output.
/V Output progress reports while scanning subdirectories. Ignored if /S is specified.
/M Displays disk usage in megabytes.
/K Displays disk usage in kilobytes.
/B Displays disk usage in bytes (default).
/C Use Compressed size instead of apparent size.
/, Use thousand separator when displaying sizes.
/L Output overflows to logfile .\DIRUSE.LOG.
/* Uses the top-level directories residing in the specified DIRS
/Q:# Mark directories that exceed the specified size (#) with a “!”.
(If /M or /K is not specified, then bytes is assumed.)
/A Specifies that an alert is generated if specified sizes are exceeded.
(The Alerter service must be running.)
/D Displays only directories that exceed specified sizes.
/O Specifies that subdirectories are not checked for specified size
overflow.
DIRS Specifies a list of the paths to check.

Note: Parameters can be typed in any order. And the ‘-‘ symbol can be
used in place of the ‘/’ symbol.

Also, if /Q is specified, then return code is ONE if any directories are found that
exceed the specified sizes. Otherwise the return code is ZERO.

An example run on my home PC:

diruse /, /* c:\


Size (b) Files Directory
2,147,082 8 SUB-TOTAL: C:\CanonBJ
2,977,563 319 SUB-TOTAL: C:\etc
216 1 SUB-TOTAL: C:\host-news.swbell.net
28,057,341 675 SUB-TOTAL: C:\mksnt
49,437,094 585 SUB-TOTAL: C:\NTRESKIT
18,135,870 1324 SUB-TOTAL: C:\perl
7,329,322 82 SUB-TOTAL: C:\pilot
1,125,010 14 SUB-TOTAL: C:\PKWARE
621,102,982 5414 SUB-TOTAL: C:\Program Files
7,205 10 SUB-TOTAL: C:\RECYCLER
20,480 1 SUB-TOTAL: C:\System Volume Information
13,632,674 27 SUB-TOTAL: C:\technet
7,904,521 150 SUB-TOTAL: C:\TEMP
18,441,452 32 SUB-TOTAL: C:\Windows Update Setup Files
301,951,076 5654 SUB-TOTAL: C:\WINNT
1,062,634 45 SUB-TOTAL: C:\ZoneLabs
1,073,332,522 14341 TOTAL

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