1.    17 Jan 2016 #1

    Duplicate files/folders

    I am after some software that will help me remove duplicate files.

    In this case, some program seems to have recreated duplicate folders with just a file called "desktop.ini" in it. I would like to be able to search for that and remove all the corresponding duplicate folders that contain just that filename.
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  2.    17 Jan 2016 #2
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    You meant these ?
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    File Explorer Options > View >
    under Hidden files and fodders, dot the "Don't show........">
    check the box "Hide protective operating system files >
    OK when done.

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  3.    18 Jan 2016 #3

    Thanks for the reply. Mines already set to those settings. I think it was some program that created them for some reason. Only some have the ini file while others have other bonafide files in them.
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  4.    18 Jan 2016 #4
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