If your PC is loaded with number of files and you have a habit of saving files at different locations every time, then there may be chances that your PC gets flooded with number of duplicate files. These duplicate files may be same or modified from previous, and they just unnecessary occupies space of your hard disk. It is manually very difficult to search for duplicity for every file.
So you can use a tool named Duplicate Commander. This nifty application is indeed very powerful and will allow you to find and manage duplicate files on your PC. It automatically detects duplicate files and shows you respective details of all those files. It is also very fast and easy to use.
So at the main Window, you will need to click on Search. Then the following window will open from where you are required to choose location where you want this tool to check for duplicate files. You can select complete drives or any particular folder.
There are three columns in the search window. From the first column you can choose the location where you want to perform the search. Now once you are done, click on “>” and then that particular location will get added in the next column. Similarly, you can add multiple locations in this column. Now from the last column there are various options available which you can use to narrow your search. Some of options are Search only particular file type, Search only those files which are greater than particular size etc.
So when you are done with all the option, just click on Search and then this tool will automatically show the detailed information about the duplicate files. You can see below as how it actually works.
So it will show you the duplicate files paths, size and date modified. So after seeing all the parameters you can delete any one of them and hence remove duplicity from your computer. So tool will help you to remove some of unnecessary occupied space. Just put tick mark before all those files which you want to delete and then click on delete button given on taskbar.
You can even skip deleting files for time being and save a copy of this search at any desired location for the future references so that you won’t need to search again in same location.
The size of Duplicate Commander is 656 Kb and as usual it will create a desktop shortcut which can be used to access this freeware. This tool is compatible with all the versions of Windows and has been tested successfully on Windows 7 Ultimate-32 bit edition.