Nilesh’s Weblog

August 13, 2008

Analyze your disk space

Filed under: Updates — Tags: , — deshnilesh @ 12:08 pm

I recently realized that my laptop is really messy as I have not organized it from quite some time, the hard disk is almost full, have loads of unwanted application which I installed to explore, duplication of movies, mp3’s and photos. I need to fix this hence was looking for a utility to analyze my disk space usage. Visited download.com and got few tools to get the task done. The tools I experimented were ‘SpaceMOnger’, ‘WinDirStat’ and ‘HD Graph’. I found HD Graph to be the most useful, here are screenshots of the results I got of my hard disk.

My disk space utilization

My disk space utilization - HD Graph

Very neat pie chart which gives a clear indication of what is consuming my space. ‘Exactly what I required’

My disk space utilization - WinDirStat

My disk space utilization - WinDirStat

I found WinDirStat to be a fancy application, am not sure if any one would find this useful.

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August 11, 2008

Excel Tools

Filed under: Microsoft Excel — Tags: , — deshnilesh @ 12:24 pm

Hey Guys, I was cleaning my disk to freeup some space and found 2 excel utilities which I have rarely used. Uploading here so that you can use it if you found them useful.

xlfdic01.xls – This file has good explanation of all excel functions and samples for them. I am not sure when and how I got this file but I think it comes with “Microsoft Data Analysis ToolPack”

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unit conversion-all in one.xls – This file has multiple sheets which have following features/tools –

Wt vs water – Calculates amount of water you need to drink based on your weight
Ht vs Wt – Suggests the ideal weight for your height
calories Calculator – Calculates the amount of calories required based on your sex, weight, height and activity.
Calendar – Has calendar till 2078
Unit Conversion – This is most useful, it has almost all units.

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