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Author Topic: Real time disk space monitor required  (Read 3925 times)

JeffK

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Real time disk space monitor required
« on: April 12, 2006, 02:56:47 PM »
Any one know of any cheap/free programs that will give a realtime display of disk space/free space.  I have been using a trial of Disk Watchman and it is ideal but it is a bit expensive for intermittent use.

Thanks for any help.

Jeff
« Last Edit: April 12, 2006, 02:59:36 PM by JeffK »

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Re: Real time disk space monitor required
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2006, 03:04:47 PM »
Doesn't a widget app work for that matter? (i mean something like samurize)
I don't think there is any need to pay for such program. Or did I understand you wrongly?

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Re: Real time disk space monitor required
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2006, 03:11:51 PM »
yep, samurize will do it - and you can make a pretty meter whilst you're at it (or just use one of the many already made).

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Re: Real time disk space monitor required
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2006, 03:19:01 PM »
Thanks, I wasn't even aware of that application.  I will check it out.

Jeff

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Real time disk space and CPU usage monitor
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2006, 03:34:57 PM »
Sounds like you want FreeMeter (http://www.snapfiles...m/get/freemeter.html):



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Re: Real time disk space monitor required
« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2006, 03:35:06 PM »
Speed Fan can read SMART temperatures.

On the specials page there is HDDlife with a discount making it quite cheap.

Incidentally I have HDDlife installed and it doesn't work brilliantly with Western Digital Caviar drives. HDDlife say there is an issue with WD drives reporting the wrong temperature.

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Re: Real time disk space monitor required
« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2006, 06:22:47 PM »
Thanks for the ideas.  Freemeter looks like it might be OK.  I don't need someting all the time - just when I'm doing HDD cleanups.

Jeff

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Re: Real time disk space monitor required
« Reply #7 on: April 12, 2006, 08:45:57 PM »
since i also don't need a HDD monitor all the time, whenever i'm cleaning up my hard-drive i find Spacemonger very useful...

spacemonger.gif

[edit]following brotherS' example of including a screenshot...[/edit]
« Last Edit: April 13, 2006, 08:09:02 PM by lanux128 »

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Re: Real time disk space monitor required
« Reply #8 on: April 13, 2006, 10:35:38 AM »
IMHO WinDirStat is *the* perfect (and free) solution for manual HDD cleanups!

See http://www.donationc...37.msg10309#msg10309 for more info and links.