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How long would it take to scan a 1TB drive?

This highly depends on the performance of your hard disk, your PC, the number of files and folders and the settings. Just use our free an fully functional trial version and try for yourself. TreeSize scan using parallel threads and you won 't find a disk space manager that scans faster.

Does TreeSize work with long file names and path (i.e. >255)?

Yes,TreeSize will handle files with a full path longer than 255characters correctly. The integrated TreeSize File Search also offers a possibility to search all files with a full path longer than 255 characters.

After searching for a file type is there a way to move the found files to a new directory without maintaining the old directory structure?

Yes. When using the "Move Checked" feature of the file search, there is an option that allows you to decide whether or not the directory sturcture will be preserved.

I have a command-line scheduled task running a custom search for several department drives. When manually running I can choose what columns to export to the .CSV file. However, in the command-line, I don 't see a way to do this. Currently, my search options are being read from the saved .XML file settings.

By default TreeSize will use the columns that have been set under "Tools > Options > Export" when it was used the last time. To force the columns on the command line, export your current options through "Tools > Options > Export" to a file and supply this config file on the command line using the command line option /OPTIONS .

On our file systems we have archive file stubs which take up 8k. Is there a way of scanning files for size on disk? I am currently showing 800GB on a 300GB file system, as it sees the entire file size.

Please switch to "View > Allocated Space" and see if this helps. If not then the system does not report the size correctly.

How can I change the file ages that treesize defaults to on the chart. A request for a more expansive chart showing by years instead of months.

The date intervals can be adjusted under: Tools > Options > Age of Files.

I tried to make an excel-report for a file-server drive and got the message that the excelsheet couldnt handle more that 65535 lines and hence the report failed. Is there anything I can do to make TreeSizer handle more rows?

You have to switch to the Excel 2007+ format by using the .XLSX file extensions.

Can I install the new version over an existing version or do I need to uninstall first?

Our software products are designed to be installed over an existing version. There should be no more than one major version between the old and the new version.  

Is there a way when running TreeSize via a command line to label the tabs in Excel to something other than the date and time?

You may use the command line option /SHEETNAME to specify a name for the new sheet.Caracters like : \ and / are not allowed in Excel sheet names and the sheet names have to be unique. Treesize will take care of this.

Does the treesize professional scan and/or search affect the archival bit of the scanned files?

No. TreeSize does not actively change the archive bit, and the system only changes the archive bit if a file is written. TreeSize works strictly read-only when scanning and searching and also does not modify the last access date if possible,

What ports will need to be opened in the firewall to allow scanning a remote server?  

Typically our products use the same ports and protocols as Windows Explorer. Port 445 is needed for SMB/CIFS communication. Ports 137-139 are needed for NetBios/Name resolution only . Without it you will have to access machines by IP address opposed to NetBIOS name. Example \\192.168.1.100\share_name opposed to \\my_file_server\share_name. So port 445 is sufficient if you can work with IP addresses only.

I want to analyze the size and growth (via xml report compare) of a specific set of folders. Is it possible to save a selection of folders to scan on the same drive? There are like 80 folders out of 120 that need scanning.

You currently cannot save a set of subfolders to an XML file. If the unwanted folders all match a certain pattern, you can define an exclude filter in the "Options" of TreeSize.To monitor the size and growth of certain folders continuously, we would like to recommend our product SpaceObServer.