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In Windows 8 there is no obvious way of checking how much space each Metro app is taking up–the option is actually hidden away in PC settings, read on to find out how to access it.

Viewing the Size of Metro Apps

Press the Windows + I keyboard combination and choose Change PC settings.

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When the new Control Panel opens, head into the General section.

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Scroll down on the right-hand side until you see the View app sizes button, then click on it.

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This will bring up a dialog that will show you the size of each Metro app you have installed.

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That’s all there is to it.

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Taylor Gibb is a professional software developer with nearly a decade of experience. He served as Microsoft Regional Director in South Africa for two years and has received multiple Microsoft MVP (Most Valued Professional) awards. He currently works in R&D at Derivco International.
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