Old 3rd June 2003, 09:09   #1
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How do I check disk size?

If disk size is not enough big,how i justify?
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Old 3rd June 2003, 09:44   #2
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This function checks free disk space. But why would you want to do that? NSIS doesn't let the user install if there isn't enough disk space on the directory page.

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Old 10th March 2005, 20:48   #3
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I found this useful because I'm writing a massive uninstaller and I want to calculate the amount of free space before and after my uninstaller runs to show the user how much space they got back, I hope it works.
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Old 4th April 2006, 16:20   #4
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This could be useful when the user is going to install to a different drive other than C: because then it will check the disk space say on the D: drive but will not check the C: drive space and you still need temporary space on the C: drive to extract the files to do the install so if your C: drive was totally full you could not do the install to E: even though it would appear you had enough space.
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Old 5th April 2006, 16:08   #5
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Also what could happen is say the user installs to the D: drive but there are dll's installing to the C: drive. The installer calculates the space of all the files being installed to drive D: instead of calculating how much space is required on each drive
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