How to Find Duplicate Files & Delete Them on PC


Duplicate files are just files on a computer that appears more than once, there maybe some on your computer and you may not notice it. After I get to know how many duplicate files I have on my PC they are almost 1000+ which includes songs, videos, documents, files and lots more but I successfully deleted them once without stress and some more free space is added and I can as well see my computer performing more, better and faster than before.

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So its time to get your Computer/PC/laptop get cleaned up by following the below procedure:1. Download and Install Easy Duplicate Finder on your Computer, its available for Windows and MAC. Before downloading the software makes sure your Computer meet the requirements, For Windows PC: Any Window Version, 32 bit or 64 bit, CPU: 400 MHz or higher, RAM: 128 MB or more, Hard Drive: 5 MB of free space

For Mac PC: OS X 10.6/Lion – 10.10/Yosemite, 64-bit processor, A Mac with an Intel processor, RAM: 1GB of memory, Hard Drive: 64MB of free space

2.Launch after Install and you would have an interface as shown below

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3. Select your Folders to Scan or Drop Folders in the section shown at the top as shown in the image below. It’s advisable your scan your Computer C drive.
4. After selecting your Folder just click on Start Scan in Green Button.

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5. Just chill and relax till till scanning is completed, above is a scanning in progress and below is a shot shown after the scan is completed.

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6. From the image above you can see I have 3682 duplicate files on my PC, to fix and delete the duplicate file just click on Remove All Now and another page shows as below.

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7. From the New page click on Manage Duplicates and Finally Click on Delete Selected.
Wait till all is complete and your Computer/PC is now cleaner than before.

Ogunrinola Adam Hiidee is a Graphic Designer, Blogger, Graduate Civil Engineer and Serial Entrepreneur.

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