How to determine disk space usage on a Windows server


Windows - How to determine disk usage

 

Prerequisites:

 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:

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3) Download a free tool named Windirstat from their site: http://windirstat.info/download.html

4) Run the downloaded installer to begin the program.

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

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

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