Article updated on December 26, 2006

To get a more detailed view of your files and folders in windows explorer. Go to view menu and select "Detailed view". In detailed view, you can change the way windows explorer show information about your files and folders. The changes you make will only affect the folder your are viewing.

  1. Start windows explorer. (Start key + E)
  2. Go to menu and select view.
  3. Select "choose details...". See picture below.
  4. A window opens and a list with possible columns available for you to use in windows explorer. See picture below.
  5. You can rearrange your columns by slecting a column and presssing "down" or "up" button.

Install foldersize to see the size of each folder and its content.