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WinDirStat causing blue screens?

Several users had contacted us and claimed that WDS caused their systems to show the dreaded BSOD. As a driver developer I know that this is impossible since no user mode program can crash the system with BSOD unless some … Continue reading

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<Unknown> keeping us busy

As before, the item keeps us busy. Last week a user contacted us through the blog and later through email and chat as suggested. As you know, the item just shows the discrepancies between the used disk space reported by … Continue reading

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Comments suspended.

Thanks to the ever-increasing amount and frequency of spam-comments, I removed the option for comments for now. However, I’ll attempt to work out a fix (possibly similar to the fix I use in the UVNC forum) and then enable it … Continue reading

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<Unknown> again …

Regarding the topic that is being asked for most often. Use the following approaches: Run a file system check on the file system (read: drive/partition) in question. E.g. chkdsk /f X:. You’ll have to have admin privileges and if this … Continue reading

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Comment-Spam …

If the comment-spam is an indicator for the popularity of this blog, then this blog is extra-ordinarily popular.

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Hmm, today a donor contacted us …

… via the feedback mailing list: Good Day! I found it interesting and decided to contact you for a business transaction. Be so kind to contact me at your earliest convenience for a possible business deal involving money transfer of … Continue reading

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Happy new year

A happy new year to everyone. May it be peaceful and full of health, fun and love for you and yours. Thanks to those users sending a personal mail with best wishes. // Oliver

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Mailing list will be moderated from now on

Hi, the WDS feedback mailing list is going to be moderated from now on. This decision was made since we finally get more spam than useful messages on this mailing list. Not moderating it means positive, rather than negative, feedback … Continue reading

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@Developers: Your feedback needed

I have a request to the developers among our users. If you would write a plugin for WDS, which functionality would you like to provide to the users? …this question aims to find out which hooks to provide. Also if … Continue reading

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WinDirStat featured on Japanese website

Today WinDirStat was featured on the Japanese website “Windows Forest” today. Although I don’t know any Japanese it looks as if they like it In case one of you is Japanese and you want a Japanese translation in long-term, please … Continue reading

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Problems viewing the help file contents?

Occasionally people install (or run) WDS from a network drive/share. The HTML help file viewer of Windows, however, is configured so that it restricts all HTML content over the network, including these types of resources. Consequently the viewer will show … Continue reading

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What is “<Unknown>”?

WDS shows a certain item labelled “<Unknown>” and recently someone posted a comment asking for details: i think it would be nice to put in the faq or in help or in some docs what’s in the <unknown> space sometimes … Continue reading

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Another re-release of 1.1.2 – only interesting for Dutch people

Tonight I re-released the installer for WDS 1.1.2 once more to include the Dutch translation which I had forgotten to include in the last update from September. So if Dutch is your mother tongue and you’d like to get WinDirStat … Continue reading

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WDS in der c’t

Diese Woche am die c’t 21/06 raus und WinDirStat ist auf der CD enthalten und in einem (sehr kurzen) Artikel erwähnt. Genau weil ich schon vor Wochen von einem c’t-Redakteur angeschrieben wurde, gibt es überhaupt ein deutsches Setup. // Oliver

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WDS featured in c’t

This week c’t 21/06, a German computer magazine was published along with WinDirStat on the CD. Although the brief article misspells it as WindDirStat I am very glad it is featured there. Especially for this reason I had also prepared … Continue reading

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