Windows 10: Disc size missing from explorer Solved


  1. Posts : 5
    Windows10 Home 64bit
       02 Dec 2017 #1

    Disc size missing from explorer


    Up until a few days ago, I could view the size & space available on my "C" drive and external drives by right clicking and looking in properties. Now, all I can see is a panel called "Quota" and "Show Quota Settings" and no other tabs. This also applies if I try to check a SanDisk 120GB USB drive. However I can right click on any folder on the drives and see the sizes OK.

    If I click on This PC and click on Tiles tab, it should show the size underneath each drive, but the drive shows up OK but no details of size.

    This has only happened just recently. Any ideas would be gratefully received.

    Geoff.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    02 Dec 2017 #2

    Somehow disk quota management has gotten turned on for some or all drives. You can try visiting one of the affected drives, right-clicking, then click on the Quota tab. If you unclick the "Enable quota management" checkbox (this requires an admin level account to manage, BTW) this may take care of this issue right then and there. So please, give it a try and let us know what happens.
    HTH,
    --Ed--
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  3. Posts : 5
    Windows10 Home 64bit
    Thread Starter
       02 Dec 2017 #3

    The "Enable quota management is already unticked. I tried ticking and then unticking again but still same problem.
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  4.    04 Dec 2017 #4

    Very strange. Perhaps another, more knowledgeable member can suggest ways to look further into this in the registry. Funny that quota should come up at all, if it's not turned on ... unless you're in an AD domain and are subject to quota policies from your IT department. If that's a possibility, you might want to ask them...
    HTH,
    --Ed--

    PS: @Kari @Brink @topgundcp @NavyLCDR Can any of you shed further light?
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  5. Posts : 2,253
    Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64
       04 Dec 2017 #5

    Double check if you have these entries in the registry:
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  6. Posts : 5
    Windows10 Home 64bit
    Thread Starter
       05 Dec 2017 #6

    Re: Missing Disk size


    I have the following:
    {7988B............................
    {ECCDF..........................
    {ef43ec...............................
    {fbeb8.........................................

    The top 5 in your list are missing as also is Sharing.

    Should I add the missing ones? If so do I do it through regedit or is there a repair method?

    Many thanks

    Geoff
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  7. Posts : 2,253
    Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64
       05 Dec 2017 #7

    If you have another Win 10 PC. You can export it then import into this PC. If not, use mine.
    double click to merge. May have to reboot.
    Disc size missing from explorer Attached Files
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  8. Posts : 5
    Windows10 Home 64bit
    Thread Starter
       05 Dec 2017 #8

    Re: Disc size info


    Very many thanks for your help.
    This has solved the problem and all is back to normal. Not only has it restored my disc info but also my faith in these forums!

    Geoff
    Last edited by Norfolkman22; 05 Dec 2017 at 06:56. Reason: Update on advice
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