1.    4 Weeks Ago #1
    Join Date : Jan 2017
    Posts : 16
    Windows 10 64 bit

    Drive size not shown in "My PC" view


    I don't know why but when I open "My PC" there is no information about disk size or usage, like the old pie chart. Can I turn that info on?

    I hate that I cant easily monitor my disk space.

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    See! Nothing.
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  2.    4 Weeks Ago #2
    Join Date : Oct 2017
    Nottingham, England
    Posts : 90
    Windows 10 Pro

    see the symbols at the bottom right? Left click the right symbol. i think thats the one
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  3.    4 Weeks Ago #3
    Join Date : Jan 2017
    Posts : 16
    Windows 10 64 bit
    Thread Starter

    Thanks for the reply King but that just gave me a bigger thumbnail, but again without disk capacity info.
    I do appreciate the reply.
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  4.    4 Weeks Ago #4
    Join Date : Oct 2017
    Nottingham, England
    Posts : 90
    Windows 10 Pro

    send a screen shot now you have made that change but before you do, click the view tab at the top as there is defo an option to see the drive space as a bar under the drive.
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  5.    4 Weeks Ago #5
    Join Date : Oct 2017
    Nottingham, England
    Posts : 90
    Windows 10 Pro

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  6.    4 Weeks Ago #6
    Join Date : Oct 2017
    Nottingham, England
    Posts : 90
    Windows 10 Pro

    Thats about the best you will be able to get it
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  7.    4 Weeks Ago #7
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Arnold, MD
    Posts : 29,024
    Triple boot - Win 10 Pro, Win 10 Pro Insider (2) - (and a sprinkling of VMs)

    Quote Originally Posted by rocks911 View Post
    Thanks for the reply King but that just gave me a bigger thumbnail, but again without disk capacity info.
    I do appreciate the reply.
    Here's a little trick. Hold the CTRL key, and roll your mouse wheel backward/forward until you get what you want. It'll go thru all kinds of options/display. Stop when you get to the one you like.
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  8.    4 Weeks Ago #8
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    S/E England
    Posts : 4,512
    10 Home x64 (1709) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)

    Has no one spotted the set of icons below the 'Search this PC' box? What are they doing there?
    (and what's a blue shell for?)

    And the column names are wrong. For the 'This PC' view they should be:
    Name, Type, Total size, Free space

    Has this Explorer been 'Tweaked' in some way?
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  9.    4 Weeks Ago #9
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Arnold, MD
    Posts : 29,024
    Triple boot - Win 10 Pro, Win 10 Pro Insider (2) - (and a sprinkling of VMs)

    Quote Originally Posted by Bree View Post
    Has no one spotted the set of icons below the 'Search this PC' box? What are they doing there?
    (and what's a blue shell for?)

    And the column names are wrong. For the 'This PC' view they should be:
    Name, Type, Total size, Free space

    Has this Explorer been 'Tweaked' in some way?
    That's all Classic Shell Explorer Bar.
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  10.    4 Weeks Ago #10
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    S/E England
    Posts : 4,512
    10 Home x64 (1709) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)

    Quote Originally Posted by f14tomcat View Post
    That's all Classic Shell Explorer Bar.
    Thanks, I never use it so didn't recognise it. Can Classic Shell change the customisation of folder views? Because the view being used for 'This PC' appears to be one that should only be used for Folders. 'Size' isn't exactly a useful description of a hard drive, 'Total size/Free space' is what you need to know for the 'This PC' view.

    Has the OP just had the Fall Creators Update? If so, maybe that doesn't sit well with the version of Classic Shell they have?
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