How to determine disk space usage on a Windows server

Windows - How to determine disk usage



 This assumes you have working knowledge of how to use Remote Desktop Protocol and your login is a member of the Administrators group on the server.


1) RDP into the server using proper credentials.

2) Check current disk usage and free space using Explorer:



3) Download a free tool named Windirstat from their site:

4) Run the downloaded installer to begin the program.

5) Once installed, allow Windirstat to gather information on your selected drives.



6) Use the output sorted from Windirstat to determine the largest directories and where the most space is used.

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