PSCX: Get-DriveInfo

A simple cmdlet that returns information about the local drives

PS> Get-DriveInfo

VolumeLabel        Name          UsedSpace          FreeSpace   TotalSize %Free
-----------        ----          ---------          ---------   --------- -----
Local Disk         C:\      57,026,994,176    114,771,693,568      160 GB  67 %
Local Disk         D:\      11,427,856,384     66,725,654,528   72.786 GB  85 %
Local Disk         G:\         759,332,864      1,337,524,224    1.953 GB  64 %

 

 

Compare it with Get-PSDrive in PowerShell v2

 

PS> Get-PSDrive | where {$_.Name -like "?"} | ft -a

Name Used (GB) Free (GB) Provider   Root CurrentLocation
---- --------- --------- --------   ---- ---------------
C        53.11    106.89 FileSystem C:\          scripts
D        10.64     62.14 FileSystem D:\
E                        FileSystem E:\
F                        FileSystem F:\
G          .71      1.25 FileSystem G:\

 

The used and free information wasn’t available in PowerShell v1

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