I went back to old version. It doesn't let you delete any files in free version so don't waste you time unless willing to fork out for the paid version. You can only view the duplicates in the FREE version.
You cannot delete any files. So, it wastes your time trying the free version and seeing all the duplicates because you cannot do anything about it in the program. This is new with the newest version. Before it would let you use limited features. After signing up for the pro version, six months later pro is disabled and there is no customer support.
This company is either a scam or has gone out of business. David Cardinal - PC Magazine " If you suspect you've wound up with multiple copies of large files like photos, music, or videos, there are utilities that can help you locate and delete duplicates.
FAQ Awards Tutorials. Sep 12, , the Simplified Chinese website is online. The Selection Assistant lets you mark files by groups, dates, drives, folders and more. You can protect important files on your hard disk by adding them in Protect Folders tab which will prevent them from getting deleted accidentally. The built-in image viewer allows you to view the pictures in the duplicate group side-by-side, for comparison.
This will aid in deciding what to keep. Fast, reliable and easy to use. The internal preview is great - recommend to everyone. Others are definitely not recommended. Try it to believe it. It deletes everything duplicate. A stable and robust tool. Though it includes a lot of features it is very easy to use. I am not surprised that it was recommended by professional on an IT forum. After scan actions are a bit confusing and I had accidentally set it to shutdown which caused the tool to save the results and shut down the computer after the scan was complete.
I wondered what happened, but I later realized that it was my fault. I already purchased some other tools provided by this vendor and I am really impressed with their quality. Accept Read More. Despite the best software, human intelligence may still have to be used. It is best, like eating an elephant, to take one bite or one small scan at a time.
This software category is in need of an editor. If you would like to give something back to the freeware community by taking it over, check out this page for more details. You can then contact us from that page or by clicking here. Comments SearchMyFiles was great as is all Nirsoft prms. It even warns you if you try to delete both files of a set.
Also warns if you try to straight out Delete rather than send to Recycle bin. The program searchmyfiles failed when I ran the duplicates screening on pictures.
It picked up 2 pics and called them duplicates when there was only 1 pic on the hard drive. I think the problem occurred because I have 2 different pic viewers -- one is the Windows Multimedia and the other is Olympus Viewer 3. Pictures is the only thing I do not use searchmyfiles for.
I use VisiPics that compares the pictures visually too and has a slider to adjust how much the searcher should be strict or loose about his choices, that can range from choosing pictures that have a lot of the same background color like all pictures that have a lot of white or a lot of black to pictures that must be completely identical with each other.
Recolored pictures can be found as duplicates too. Delete Duplicate Files: Select the duplicate files you want to remove and delete them all in one go. Forgot Password Login. You are running out of disk space on your PC, but sorting through your files seems overwhelming because there are just too many of them. The solution is to use a duplicate file finder. It will help you locate and remove useless file duplicates to free up disk space and better organize your file collections.
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