Use these brief instructions for Windows File Explorer to quickly check the data size and number of files and folders in your shared drive. This is a great tool to measure progress when simplifying file systems and reducing ROT--Redundant, Obsolete, and Transitory records. Need advice on managing your records and destroying ROT? Consult with the RMS ROT Squad


How to quickly see your shared drive volume & measure your progress reducing ROT:

  1. Right-click the drive name.
  2. Right-click Properties.
  3. Note these values for your metrics:
    1. Size in GB
    2. Contains number of files, number of folders