|Jun 24, 2011, 04:50 AM||#1|
find and delete duplicate files
I just realized that I have tons of duplicate files on my year-old 27 iMac.
Many files have 5 or more duplicates. Some a dozen.
I have read good things about Singlemizer.
"Every solution creates a new problem."
1. Is getting a duplicate finding and deleting program a good idea?
2. Is Singlemizer the best for finding and deleting duplicate files?
|Jun 24, 2011, 07:38 AM||#4|
find and delete duplicates
I am pretty sure they are duplicates. In general, things I created on Word, Excel, InDesign, PDFs.
I thought it was impossible to save different files under the same name in the same program.
Anyway, when I search for a file, I will find 5 - 10 copies of it.
|Jun 25, 2011, 12:11 PM||#5|
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|Sep 14, 2011, 11:36 AM||#6|
Delete duplicate files
I have used Singlemizer and find it easy to use and effective in its purpose.
One piece I have problems with is defining the kind of files to look for since it is not as simple as indicating ".jpg", or "nef" (Nikon). Maybe I have not dedicated enough time to understand this part.
One word of caution, be careful about which files you delete.
I ran a compare last week and deleted all duplicates found and since my iMac does not want to start, all I get is the gray apple but nothing more. My guess is that I deleted a needed file from the hard disk that was duplicated in an external disk.
I am still trying to figure out this problem and will appreciate any help.
|Sep 9, 2013, 12:19 PM||#7|
Duplicate Files Deleter
Duplicate Files Deleter (http://DuplicateFilesDeleter.com) is a simple, but effective tool to locate duplicate files in one or more selected search paths. It scans the files and compares them based on Byte for Byte Comparison, which ensures 100% accuracy. You can then choose to delete the selected duplicate or original files. The program is multi-threaded and performs scans quickly.
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