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Duplicate File Finder ??

by Airbander / September 29, 2013 9:09 AM PDT


recently 2 of my hard drives had issue so i replace them
but to properly recover everything i had to use 4 different software in time of One week and i think i was able to recover about 98% of data

However the whole process become little messay between backup and recover software and manualy move files for days after days

Now i have so many duplicate files and folder we talking about 2 TB +

Does anyone know any good Paid or None paid software that can compare and find duplicate files and folders and then delete duplicate copy and keep only one

Duplicate File & folder Finder with GUI non script none comand line would be very help full

Thanks in advance

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Something's a miss here.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 29, 2013 9:12 AM PDT

Given we all have backups, what is this about about weeks to recover? Wouldn't we have what we can't lose on backups?

About duplicate file finders. There are far too many but sometimes folk want the app to do this automatically which almost always ends in tragedy.

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Free tools
by sarahwilliams25 / April 10, 2014 8:09 AM PDT
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by simon6712 / January 30, 2014 7:21 PM PST

hi, you may try DuplicateFilesDeleter to remove your duplicate files, it works very well and remove duplicate files quickly.

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Duplicate file remover
by nijma16 / February 13, 2014 10:27 PM PST

Hi, like yourself Iam looking for a good dupes finjder/deleter. I just found one which sounds good with even 10 days free trial Directory Report $25, i have yet to actually use it but good reviews, Meanwhile, whilst I was trying to read more about these prog I came across your question. Indeed this comment is in fact a question to you. As you had problemd with your hard drives and spent so much time to recover data, may I ask your help with recovering my own Hard drive datqa,. I cannt boot my computer so I am trying to read hard disk by attaching to another computer via USB, still unable to see actual data info in windows explorer and I cannt use backup to an external hard drive. I know hard disk is physically ok and data is there as seen it when I tried to run recovery using the recovery CD, but this is still unable to boot or recover computer! any help would be highly appreciated.

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