Solved Directory size search Tags: Windows 7 Last response: April 28, 2012 11:17 AM in Windows 7 Share AtotehZ April 28, 2012 7:27:40 AM Hey guys, Is there a way to make a search for directories, and in that search, make it list the size of them? I am wondering how the space of my system drive is being eaten up like it is. Doing a file search wouldn't give enough of a pointer as many small files would give the wrong impression. More about : directory size search Best solution Pyree a b $ Windows 7 April 28, 2012 10:06:51 AM Use WinDirStat: http://windirstat.info/ Share AtotehZ April 28, 2012 10:52:16 AM These 2 files is the cause of the space I couldn't account for. C:\pagefile.sys 15.9 GB C:\hiberfil.sys 11.9 GB I know what the pagefile is and hiberfile is probably something similar, but do they really have to be that big? I think it's a bit much considering that the total size of the drive is 120GB. I really appreciate the help so far, it's a very useful tool. m 0 l Related resources search a directory of word docs for words in an excel sheet - Forum Configuring a secondary HDD to increase size of a directory on another HDD in Wi - Forum How to search in disc directory in windows 7 - Forum Directory Size Tool - Forum Need directory size utility - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer AtotehZ April 28, 2012 10:54:07 AM Best answer selected by AtotehZ. m 0 l Pyree a b $ Windows 7 April 28, 2012 11:01:43 AM It is proportional to the amount of RAM you install. More RAM = bigger hibernation file and bigger pagefile. Disable hibernation and lower the size of the pagefile if you are on SSD. m 0 l AtotehZ April 28, 2012 11:10:27 AM Pyree said:It is proportional to the amount of RAM you install. More RAM = bigger hibernation file and bigger pagefile. Disable hibernation and lower the size of the pagefile if you are on SSD. How do I disable hibernation completely? I've made it not go into standby automatically, but that doesn't cut it, it seems. The page file is understandable then, I have 16GB ram. m 0 l Pyree a b $ Windows 7 April 28, 2012 11:15:11 AM For disabling hibernation: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/920730 And yeah, you can lower the pagefile if you have 16GB RAM. After you disable hibernation, you may need to restart and manually delete the hibernation file to get rid of it. m 0 l AtotehZ April 28, 2012 11:17:17 AM Thanks a lot I actually managed to do it on my own elevated cmd powercfg -h off m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Need directory size utility. Forum Looking for directory size utility. Forum windows directory 2 gb size??? Forum Search by size? Forum Goggle search images size Forum search assistant, indexing, directories & catalogues Forum Directory sizes? Forum Directory sizes? Forum Searching USB/SATA bridge for 512/4096 sector size HDD Forum SolvedSearching for the perfect sized gaming lcd monitor Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !