Ever wonder how your HD gets filled up so much? Besides your large collection of porn and MP3’s y ou nabbed from The Pirate Bay that is. There is a nice tool that can help you understand called WinDirStat (KDirStat for us Linux guys).
Depending on how large your drive is, it wil take quite a few minutes for the program to read everything but when it’s done, this is the picture you will see. Each colour represents some type of file and it’s relative size. If you click on any one of those coloured squares, the file will be highlighted in the directory navigation section. This way you can either delete it or at least know where you put it.
If you find that your drive is simply dominated by MP3 files, then perhaps an external drive would be a good idea to store them on and free up the main drive for regular use? In either case, this is a great little tool for managing all the data we gather these days.