How To Find Out The Size Of User Profiles In Windows

Accessing advanced system settings in Windows 7
User profile is a collection of various settings and files under Windows (like My Documents, application settings and so on). Over a period of time, the user profile in Windows grows large and can cause slowdowns while logging on or overall sluggishness. This can be experienced as delayed logons, slow system response etc. To find out the size of user profiles in Windows 7 : 1. Go to Control Panel >...

How To Recover Deleted Files From NTFS Partition In Windows

How To Recover Deleted Files From NTFS Partition In Windows
Here’s how to recover deleted files from NTFS partition in Windows: 1. Go to www.pdfzilla.com/free-file-undelete.html and click ‘Download FREE!’ to save the ‘Free File Undelete’ utility to your Windows PC. 2. Right click the saved ‘FreeFileUndelete.exe’ and select ‘Run as administrator’. 3. Select the drive from which you deleted the file(s) and...

Quickly View File Contents Using Windows Command Prompt

Opening log files through Windows command prompt
It is possible to view contents of any file directly using the Windows command prompt. To do this : 1. Open Windows command prompt (Windows orb > in search box, type “command prompt” or All Programs > Accessories > Command Prompt). 2. Simply type the following : type filename.ext This will display the contents of file specified. (Ensure that the correct file path is specified,...

How To Find Out Monitor Details In Windows

Monitor information in Windows
It can be useful to know the driver details, version and type of the computer monitor being used. Here is how to find out the same : 1. Right click on desktop and select “Personalize”. 2. Select “Display Settings” > “Advanced Settings”. 3. Select “Monitor” >”Properties”. 4. Under the “Driver” section, the manufacturer...

How to Defragment Individual Files And Folders In Windows

Summary of results once Contig is run
The built-in disk defragmenter in Windows can’t selectively defragment individual files or folders. To do that, a cool utility named Contig is available for free from Microsoft Sysinternals team. It can defragment specified files and folders, a bunch of file types and thereby optimize disk space. Download it from here. Using it is simple, specify the path which contains specific files that need...

Quickly Find Out Size Of Folders And SubFolders In Windows Using GetFoldersize

GetFoldersize is a free and useful application that can list details of all the folders and subfolders present in Windows. It makes it easy to see how the disk space is used for these folders making it simpler to manage it. This is done by listing all the available folders, the sub folders in them along with the files present. Download it from here. There is a portable version available too if needed. Simply...