Find Hard Drive Capacity

Problem:

How do I find out the size of my hard drive?

Solution: Windows 2000

The easiest way to find the capacity of your hard drive is:

Solution: XP

The size of the hard drives is displayed in the Computer screen.

  1. Click on the Start Button.
  2. Click on My Computer.
  3. Right click on your hard drive and select Properties.
The properties of the selected hard drive will be displayed on the screen. On the General tab there will be a pie graph breaking down how much of your hard drive has been used and how much space is left. Above the pie graph is a line titled Capacity: the total size of your hard drive is displayed here.

Solution: Vista

The size of the hard drives is displayed in the Computer screen.

  1. Click on the Start Button.
  2. Click on Computer.
Your hard drives will be displayed under the heading Hard Disk Drives. The blue bar indicates how full the drive is and the text in grey displays how large the drive is.

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Category: Operating Systems : Any Windows OS     Platform: All Windows
Document #: 919     Author: Cynthia Senicka    
Last Modified by: Joshua Moor on 07/17/2007