Skip navigation

JSI Tip 1958. Files from an installed application take twice the indicated space?

The file Properties lists the correct amount of space, but the space used on your drive is about twice, your vendor may have included data streams.

Moving the files to a FAT partition will strip the data stream. You can then move them back to the NTFS partition.

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.