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Is there a way to turn off the pop up when I mouse over an object in the file view? I really don't need the info it provides and the box is rather large and obstructs my view while looking for something specific.

Yes, this pop up can be turned off under "Options > Directory Tree -> Show tooltips in Directory Tree".

Is it possible to get TreeSize to display only the "Recycle Bin" folders on a network drive?

Yes, this is possible by scanning the path "\\server\share\RECYCLER".

I work for a large international company that use 's your Treesize Pro product to help administer our large Terabyte’s of data and I have a request to see if you could develop the following feature into a future release. We are currently using version 5.0 and 5.1 and like the product’s features. However there is one aspect that would be highly usefully to us if it was made available. What we would like to be able to do is that once a scan has completed and the result’s displayed. When you can select data to move to another location we would like to be able to have the option of a file being created automatically in place of the source locations which contains a link to the destination of where the data has been moved to i.e. acting as a redirector.Do you think the developers could look into this aspect as it is one that would be very useful.



The "Move To" feature of TreeSize Professional V5.1 File Search does already have the feature to create a shortcut to the new file location at the place of the old file location.

The TreeSize main module (the directory sizer) does not yet have this ability. We will consider to add a "Move To" item to the context menu and show a dialog that allows to browse for the destination path and has a checkbox for creating a shortcut to the new location. I hope this will fit your needs.

How can I have the same view like in "Top 100 files" view for more then 100 files?

You can use the seach type "Biggest Files" of the TreeSize File Search. The results can be exported in different ways.

Scanning for duplicate files appears to be a very time and resource consuming task, making the whole computer unusable while it is performed. Is there a way to have it running silently in background, in low priority?

Please reduce the maximum number of threads and their priority at "Tools > Options > General > Search Engine".

After a custom search for files of a specific owner, how can I easily select all files and change their ownership?



I 'm sorry, this is not yet possible inside Treesize. You could export the paths to the files using the "File" menu of the TreeSize File Search and run a command line like this:

FOR /F %i IN (C:\Paths.txt) DO XCACLS %i /G username:o

XCACLS.EXE is part of the Windows Server Ressource Kit.

After I ran the scan and received the results of the search I need to print the results. How do I print results or export them to file?

You can print, save or copy the list using the appropriate buttons in the menu bar or the right click menu.

I am a licensed user of TreeSize. Do you have a mailing list or newsletter to follow-up new versions? Do you send e-mail to your previous customers when you release new versions?

By default customers will be informed about new updates by email, unless this feature was deactivated in the personal settings of our customer's area. In addition to that, TreeSize regularly checks if there is an update available and notifies you about.

I was wondering if there was a way to print out reports that sort by Last Change, and Last Access etc other than just alpha and size.....



There is currently no way to print a complete directroy report sorted by the date of last change / last access. But by exporting to an Excel file and sorting the worksheet using Excel you will achieve a very similar result.

When I scan my C: drive, I get 1289Mb [files] at disk root. But when I explore c:\, I only see few files and explorer say 38.5KB. And 1,2GB are really used. Where are theses files ?



Most likely your Explorer Options are set to show hidden and system files. You can however see these files on the "Details" tab of TreeSize. You will probably find a very large file named "Pagefile.sys" there which is the swap file of Windows.

Until a week ago when I opened Treesize I saw a nice overview in the left side with all network drives and space left in percentage.

Unfortunately this overview has disappeared somehow. How can I make it visible again?

To activate the "Drives List" in the bottom left corner of TreeSize again, please click the "View" tab and ensure "Drive List" is checked in the "Show or hide" group.

Note: The Drive List features its own ribbon tab that becomes visible and active as soon as the Drive List was clicked. The ribbon tab provides various options that are directly related to the Drive List.

The radio box "Make Treesize column in Explorer Details View available " is not active.Explorer Context Menu is enabled, but Explorer Column option is "greyed " out. Why can 't I enable this feature ?

Are you using Windows Vista? Unfortunately the Explorer column is not supported under Windows Vista because Microsoft removed the interface for adding columns to the Windows Explorer.

The Explorer column is not supported on 64 Bit Windows XP/2003 by TreeSize V4 but will be supported by TreeSize V5.