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I'd like to scan a certain group of drives when TreeSize is started. Is this possible?

Yes, it is possible. This can be done in the options dialog of TreeSize under "System > Startup". You can specify up to five paths here that are scanned when TreeSize is started.

Will the pie chart also display the free space on my drives ?

If the root directory of this drive is selected, the drives free space will be shown in the pie chart. Please note that this requires the corresponding option in the context menuof the pie chart to beactivated.

Can I setup TreeSize to do a daily scan and to send an email if available disk space gets too low?

You can setup TreeSize to create and email a report daily using command line options. Please see the help file for details.SMTP must be configured properly to do so.

It is currently not possible to send this report only in case of low disk space. For such tasks, please have a look at SpaceObServer, which provides extended scripting capabilities.

I'm using TreeSize Professional on Windows Vista: How can I enable the "TreeSize" column in the Windows Explorer which shows the size for each folder? This was available in Windows XP!

Unfortunately it is not possible to provide this extension for the Explorer of Windows Vista because Microsoft has removed a required interface from this version of Windows. Microsoft has officially confirmed that adding a similar extension for the Explorer of Windows Vista or higher won't be possible.

I'd like to print a complete listing of all my files on my hard disc but TreeSize don't offer a possibility to do this - why ?

A normalWindows 2000 system contains approx. 6000 to 100000 files in the WINDOWSdirectory alone. Printing these file names would result in a hard copy of 90-120 pages - printing all file names on your disc would consume considerablymore paper.That's whyTreeSize supports only the print-output for single, selected branches. Butthere's a way to achieve a quite similar goal : you can copy a complete resultlist for a drive to the clipboard and paste it into a spreadsheet or a databasetable for further processing. Please refer to the manual for furtherinformation on the subject "Copy files".

Is it possible to Schedule a "Duplicate File " Search like you can with Treesize. If it is not possible can it be added as a new feature in the next version?

Any search configuration, including a duplicate file search, can be saved to an XML file. This XML file can be passed to TreeSize again at the command line:TreeSize.exe /SEARCH "DupeSearch.XML"

You can schedule a search also using "Tools" / "Schedule TreeSize Task" from the TreeSize main program window.

I was able to do file age statistics with 1 month, 1 day old etc. However, I would like to get some statistics for a specific date range. For eg. To run a query that just gives file statistics (number of files, total KB) in each directory / sub-directory with file creation date between Jan 1, 08 and Mar 31, 08. Is this feasible?

You can edit the intervals of the file ages in the Options of TreeSize. Filtering by a certain interval is not possible with TreeSize. But this is be possible with our products SpaceObServer.

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".

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.