How can I find duplicate files on my computer?

files Most modern computers are equipped with fairly large hard drives: over 100 GB. And as practice shows, most users accumulate a lot of identical and repeated files over time on the disk. Well, for example, you download various collections of pictures, music, etc. – among different collections there are many duplicate files that you may already have. Thus, space is wasted, which is never superfluous …

Manually searching for such repeated files is torture, even the most patient ones will simply quit this business in an hour or two. There is one small and interesting utility for this: Auslogics Duplicate File Finder (http://www.auslogics.com/ru/software/duplicate-file-finder/download/).

Step 1

The first thing we do is in the column on the right we indicate on which disks we will search for identical files. Most often it is the D drive, because most users have an OS on the C drive.

In the center of the screen, you can select with checkmarks which file types to search for. For example, you can focus on pictures, or you can check all file types.

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Step 2

In the second step, we specify the size of the files that we will look for. As a rule, you can avoid getting stuck on files with a very small size …

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Step 3

We will search for files without comparing their dates and names. In fact, it makes little sense to compare the same files only by their name …

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Step 4

You can leave the default.

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Next, the process of searching for files will start. Typically, the duration will depend on the size of your hard drive and how full it is. After the analysis, the program will be able to show you duplicate files, you will be able to mark which need to be deleted.

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Then the program will give you a report on how much space you can free up if you clear the files. You just have to agree or not …

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