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duplicate files

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by foamy2, Oct 30, 2007.

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  1. foamy2

    foamy2 Thread Starter

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    i need a program that will find all of my duplicate files and delets them without deleting the originals. is there a free program that will do this ?
     
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  3. redoak

    redoak Gone but never forgotten

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    As I understand from posts here at TSG, it is best to leave "duplicates" alone, unless you are very sophisticated and are sure which are not needed for your system to run. Some dups are required!

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  4. Speakersrock

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    redoak is right....don't touch anything that is a duplicatye within the windows files itself - As testes are needed for it to repair itself should a file get corrupt for example.
     
  5. WhitPhil

    WhitPhil Gone but never forgotten Trusted Advisor

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    Why exactly do you wish to do this?
     
  6. foamy2

    foamy2 Thread Starter

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    well there all music files. i have 2 hdd's in my pc hdd1 is windows and hdd2 is music. i know that there is a large amount of duplicates in my music drive and i dont want them there. whats the need for 3 entries of the same song. and there is 1000's of songs all different but at least half of them have duplicates.
     
  7. WhitPhil

    WhitPhil Gone but never forgotten Trusted Advisor

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    In which case, try the program linked above.

    Just don't be tempted to delete any other files that you do not recogize.
     
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