I’m Feedburner subscribed to a lot of David Bradley’s blogs. He offers a lot of useful tips and one of his latest led me to WinDirStat. To coincide with taking the ChemSpider site down this weekend I went to work on my own laptop for backups, reinstallation of Windows and defragmenting the hard drive. I used WinDirStat to try and identify large blocks of disk space consumed by “what’s that doing there?”. And I DID find a whole lot of them. There might be a good Windows utility that does the same and I am unaware of. Windows has lots of tools included that I find out after the fact once I’ve invested in a utility. But for now WinDirStat is a good free addition to the arsenal. Thanks to David!
Now, if anyone can recommend a “wonder defragmenter” that doesn’t require multiple operations (I am on iteration 35 and it says I am still in Critical) I’ll take the advice!