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Disk Analysis is a feature of programs that produces information about the usage and quality of a storage medium (like a harddisk). Use this tag if you need this feature of a tool.

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Software to analyize disk to determine how well its cluster size is working

Background I have a disk I'm formatting as EXT4 and it will replace a NTFS drive that is currently holding files for a Mongodb. Question I was wondering if there was a way to analyze the NTFS drive ...
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Measure disk writes

I'm looking for software to monitor/count running apps disk usage, not like Windows TaskManager and ResourcesMonitor do. I need some kind of summary: | app | disk usage (summary from start) | I'm ...
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Display the total number of reads and writes for a given disk in a Linux shell

I am looking for a program that can display the total number of reads and writes a given disk has had during its lifetime in a Linux shell. E.g., on Microsoft Windows, I use CrystalDiskInfo: Any ...
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File analyzer and sorter

I need a Windows software which can analyze a folder or a drive and index the files and then categorize them in different categories and I can view and sort scanned files based on different criteria ...
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Cross platform drive partition analyzer

I've just restored a junked MacBook to add to my several existing Windows PCs. In the process of getting things working I fiddled with a couple of hard drives trying to add partitions of various kinds ...
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Tracking disk I/O by application in Windows from the cmd

I'm looking for a utility that I could run from cmd on Microsoft Windows and that would display disk I/O by application. On Linux, I use iotop:
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Open source web-based disk space analyzer (to adapt it to my remote protocol)

There are tons of disk usage analyzer tools: Baobab, WinDirStat, JDiskReport, and many others. They typically look like this: Now, I am looking for a web-based disk usage analyzer. For any remote ...
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Disk space usage analysis tool for Alfresco (or CMIS)

Context I have an Alfresco (documents repository) which is growing very big (terabytes) as more documents get added everyday, and I would like to know in what folders are the big documents, as a ...
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Disk space usage utilization analysis for Windows

I want to quickly find which files and folders are wasting the most space on Windows. Does anyone have any suggestions for fast, efficient, and intuitive disk utilities for this? Not the same ...
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Software to monitor hard disk recent changes

I want a software to show recent changes to the hard disk(any type external or internal). which file recently has been copied to the hard and which has been deleted,renamed,etc. the software can log ...
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Log all IO activity for a specific program

I'm looking for a way to find out which file a program reads or modifies and save all that to a log file. This is a pretty simple task by itself, but I can't find any apps that do it, surprisingly. ...
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Disk performance utillity tool

I have an issue with my system which seems to be related with my disk (HDD). I want to confirm that disk is not working as it should. Is there any utility for this which runs on Windows 7? Any ...
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Disk Clean Up Tool for Windows Server

I'm looking for a disk clean up tool to free up disk space on Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, and 2014. Something like CCleaner but more through. Either freeware or payware under $200 but must be ...
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Tool for checking and repair FAT32, NTFS, exFAT, HFS and HFS+ file systems under Linux OS Family

fsck.vfat (dosfsck) can check FAT32, but can't repair most of the errors. ntfsfix can check, but to repair often suggest to use Windows and chkdsk from it. I don't know how to check and repair ...
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'Low Disk Space Warning' for individual drives

When a disk is almost full, Windows will display a warning: However this warning has some drastic limitations: you cannot change the limit on what constitutes "very low disk space" you cannot enable ...
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Computer Forensic Timeline Tool for live system

I am troubleshooting PCs and many times I'd like to find out what a user did before the PC or programs of the PC stopped working. The tool should at least collect information from: Add/remove ...
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Is there any HDD Regenerator alternative for Linux

Is there any free HDD Regenerator alternative for Linux? If possible, one that can be boot using USB Flashdisk I need it to repair possible magnetic errors on my old laptop (it doesn't have any ...
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Disk space monitor - where did my disk space go?

I've been using WinDirStat for years to graphically show what directories take up the space on my disk, but that doesn't answer a very simple question: I suddenly have 1Gb less space than yesterday....
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File space analysis software for OS X

From time to time, I like to clean out the unused files or folders on my hard drive(s) or removable media (external drives, flash drives, memory cards, etc.) on my computers that are running OS X so ...