Create files of arbitrary size in Windows

fsutil file createnew FILENAME filesize(inbytes)
This command creates a file of arbitrary size in a windows environment.
Sample Output
fsutil file createnew deleteme 1024
File C:\deleteme is created

C:\>dir deleteme
...
Directory of C:\
02/05/2009  12:33 PM             1,024 deleteme
               1 File(s)          1,024 bytes
               0 Dir(s)   8,777,101,312 bytes free

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By: archlich
2009-02-05 17:36:33

What Others Think

nice, made me discover fsutil.
chickenkiller · 509 weeks and 3 days ago
When did windows become part of the Unix family?
ozymandias · 505 weeks and 5 days ago
Is this site only for Unix style commands?
jandro · 504 weeks and 6 days ago
Don't be a snob.
jandro · 504 weeks and 6 days ago
jandro, Yes, it is only for *the best Unix* commands. How am I being a snob to point out that this command is not appropriate?
ozymandias · 502 weeks and 3 days ago

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