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Hi, can someone tell me if i can delete all the files that seem double after the double file searcher has shown the results or do i have to keep 1 of the results shown of each checked file. And if yes, which one is preferable...

 

Thanx in advance,

 

Regards, Jazzy.

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Can you, I believe so. Should you a very qualified NO

 

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The duplicate file finder I use also lists the original and the duplicate files and places a "tick" in the box of the file that can be deleted if required.

 

If you have searched for "exact duplicate" name/size/date created etc. it does not matter which one is deleted. My software app always places a "tick" in the box of the first listed one. 

 

Just to be on the safe side, I double check each file before deleting them one by one.

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it does not matter which one is deleted.

Not necessarily true Tas. You could still delete the 'wrong one' from a folder a particular program is expecting it to be found in if it is a system file.

For personal files however, I would concur.

 

 

I double check each file before deleting them one by one.

Now that is a statement that the Dup File Finder should plaster over the list of files it shows you. :D

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Not necessarily true Tas. You could still delete the 'wrong one' from a folder a particular program is expecting it to be found in if it is a system file.

For personal files however, I would concur.

 

 

Now that is a statement that the Dup File Finder should plaster over the list of files it shows you. :D

OPPS! yes mta you are correct, thank you for pointing out my error. I should have said "personal files" only.

 

In my case I'm only attempting to locate large duplicate files, normally very large photo and video files which is easy for me as I use one HD for System & Apps and other HDD's for Data and only perform searches on the data drives.

 

So Jazzy my apologies :( for not being more specific with my opinion and thanks once again mta :)   

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Tasgandy

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The duplicate file finder I use also lists the original and the duplicate files and places a "tick" in the box of the file that can be deleted if required.

 

If you have searched for "exact duplicate" name/size/date created etc. it does not matter which one is deleted. My software app always places a "tick" in the box of the first listed one. 

 

 

Is the duplicate file finder that you use CC Cleaner?  Methinks it is not.... because when I use (I am a noob user of CC Cleaner Pro as of yesterday) CC Cleaner it does not "tick" anything for me.

 

Can CC cleaner do what your suggesting?

 

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