Here's How to Find Large Files in Windows 10 Easily

Here's How to Find Large Files in Windows 10 Easily

Geekers - Every data or file stored on a computer/PC has sizes ranging from bytes, kilobytes, to gigabytes. When you store too many large files or data, it will certainly drain a lot of storage capacity on your Windows. As a result, your computer can become slow and you will lack the storage space to install other applications or save data.


If you search for large files manually through the Search feature in File Explorer, it will take more time and be less efficient. Moreover, if there are many large files that are not needed and will be deleted. So, to solve this problem, you can use additional tools in the Search feature in File Explorer, namely Size.



How to do it? For more detailed information, let's see the explanation below.


How to Find Large Files in Windows 10


Searching for large files in Windows 10 is easy and simple. In fact, even ordinary users can do it if they follow the steps in this article carefully.


Below are the steps to find large files in Windows 10.



1. First, open File Explorer on your laptop as indicated by the arrow in the image below.


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2. Then, in the directory where you will search for files of that size, click the search box (Search) as indicated by the arrow in the image below.


Click Search Click Search


3. Then the Search menu will appear. Select Size as indicated by the arrow in the image below.



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4. There are various types of file sizes ranging from empty, tiny, to gigantic. Select the option that fits the size range of the files you are looking for. Select Size Select Size


5. Well, if the size range of the file you are looking for is not specifically found in the options provided. You can modify the size of the file you are looking for as indicated by the arrow in the image below.


For example, you want to find files with a size of more than 2 GB, then type size: > 2 GB. The result can be seen in the image below.


Input Size Input Size


6. Another example, you want to find a file with a size of more than 500 MB and less than 2 GB, then type size: > 500 MB < 2 GB. The results can be seen in the image below.


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That's all for the discussion on how to find large files in Windows 10. All right, I hope the discussion described above is useful and good luck. Thank you!



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