Whether product videos, annual reports, presentations or e-mails, the volume of data in companies is increasing rapidly from year to year. This is why it is so important to keep an eye on storage capacity, because when the hard disk is full, business-critical data may be lost.
What can you do about it?
Step 1: Check drives regularly
Set up a reminder for daily control and check the storage usage of your storage resources. Just click with the right mouse button on the desired drive in the "Properties" menu item. This way, you are always up to date regarding memory growth and can react promptly when the utilization level becomes critical.
Step 2: Identifying redundant files
Use Windows Disk Cleanup (to find in the properties dialog in the context menu of a drive) to delete temporary files, for example. Also check if there are multiple files on your drives. You can quickly find and deduplicate them using a tool of your choice. Make sure that entire directories are also taken into account.
Step 3: Specific search for huge files
It does not have to be a lot of files that cause a bottleneck, it can be just one single space waster. You can find large files quickly and easily with Windows 10 Explorer. To do this, select the desired directory in Windows Explorer and type "Size:" into the search field in the upper right-hand corner (the colon is important here). You can now choose one of the suggested size intervals.
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Insight into storage space development, which allows you to estimate the future storage space requirements more precisely.
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