DIRUSE (2K Resource Kit / XP Support Tools)

Display disk usage

Syntax DIRUSE [options] Folders...

Options /M Display in Mb /K Display in Kb /B Display in bytes (default) /, Use thousand separator when displaying sizes. /Q:# Quota limit, mark folders that exceed the size (#) with a "!". set %errorlevel% to ONE if any folders are found that exceed the specified size /* Report on one level of subfolders (top-level folders) /D Display only folders that exceed specified sizes. /S Include detail of every subfolder in the output /O Don't check subfolders for quota overflow. /V Display progress report for every subfolder /C Use Compressed size instead of apparent size. /L Output overflows to logfile .\DIRUSE.LOG. /A generate an alert if quota is exceeded (requires the Alerter service)

Note: the '-' symbol can be used in place of the '/' symbol.


DIRUSE /M /q:1.5 /* e:\users

"Work is achieved by those employees who have not yet reached their level of incompetence" - Laurence J. Peter (The Peter Principle)


DIR - Display a list of files and folders

You can also list files with XCOPY /L

Freedisk.exe - check free disk space. (Win 2K ResKit)

FSUTIL - File and Volume utilities

Powershell: Get-ChildItem - Get child items (contents of a folder or registry key) dir / ls / gci

Equivalent bash command (Linux): quotacheck - Scan a file system for disk usage