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Looking for ways to find out the most I/O loaded directory in windows. similar to the following in linux to pin point the problem/bottleneck directory.

iostat -p 1


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Try the Disk Usage (du.exe) utility from sysinternals (now owned by Microsoft). Not sure if it has exactly what you want out of the box, but I bet you could script it otherwise.

Here's the link to the Application site:

Here's the command usage from that site:

Usage: du [-c] [-l | -n | -v] [-u] [-q]

-c Print output as CSV. -l Specify subdirectory depth of information (default is all levels). -n Do not recurse. -q Quiet (no banner). -u Count each instance of a hardlinked file. -v Show size (in KB) of intermediate directories.

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