Regardless of the size of your network, disk space sooner or later becomes an issue. You can help mitigate this storage problem with compression, which decreases the amount of disk space required to store data.
Here's how to compress a directory and the WINS database.
Compress a directory
You can compress a directory formatted as NTFS in a few steps. Follow these instructions:
Compress the WINS database
Microsoft recommends compacting the WINS database whenever it approaches 30 MB. You can use the Jetpack.exe utility that ships with Windows NT Server to compress the WINS database. Follow these steps:
The Jetpack utility actually compacts Wins.mdb into Tmp.mdb. It then deletes Wins.mdb and copies Tmp.mdb to Wins.mdb.