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The Windows Explorer shows the space that is physically allocated on the drive while TreeSize shows the space that is occupied by all files under a certain path. Please make sure that you have the view option "Allocated Space" activated when you are interested in the physically allocated space.
A possibility is that not all parts of the drive could be scanned due to access restrictions. Therefore it is highly recommended to run TreeSize with administrator privileges. Turning on the Option "Track NTFS Alternate Data Streams and NTFS Hard Links" in the Options dialog may result in more accurate results but slows down scans. If a drive letter points to a sub-folder of a network drive, the allocated space (correctly) reported by TreeSize Professional may also be much smaller than the physically allocated space on this drive reported by the Windows Explorer because possibly the whole drive is not accessible through the network.
Beyond the space that is needed for storing the files itself, additional space is used for storing management data like the File Allocation Table of the file system or the boot sector. It is not possible to free this space with TreeSize Professional or any other tool. This is usually 0.5 - 2% of the occupied space. Another possibility is that you are using a Software RAID - like Windows offers it - which spreads the data with redundancy over several disks. These disks will appear as one logical volume and the failure of a single disk will not cause any data loss. But for storing the redundant information additional space is needed.
Once you used the search type "Duplicate Files" of the TreeSize Professional File search then you will be able to replace all duplicate files by a hardlinks to single file using the right click menu. This is pretty much you are asking for, there would be no benefit in moving them first as long as they are already on one disk. Please check the help file on more details on deduplication.
You can simply install the full version over the trial version.
There is an "Up" arrow in the toolbar, next to the print burtton, and hitting the backspace key will also go up one level.
This is not yet possible, but the upcoming V5.2 of TreeSize will allow to copy the data of the chart shown in the "File Ages" chart to the clipboard as text.
No. TreeSize does not actively change the archive bit, and the system only changes the archive bit if a file is written. TreeSize works strictly read-only when scanning and searching and also does not modify the last access date if possible,
You can reach the Help of Treesize through the "Help" menu and can open a PDF user 's manual in the windows start menu. If you are particularly interested in scheduled scans, please take a look at the chapter "Schedule TreeSize Tasks".
A "TreeSize Professional - Site License" covers all installations of TreeSize Professional at one location of your company.
By default, the exports done through „File > Export“ contain only folder and subfolders. To include also the files, click the "Customize" button In the Save-dialog and click "Include single files in export" and also "Export the full directory branch" if applicable. You will find these options also at: "Tools > Options > Export".
Using "File > Export > Copy List of Files" you can easily copy a list of files to the clipboard. This function is also included in the context menu of the TreeSize directory tree.