Windows 10: Plethora of duplicates

  1.    13 Mar 2016 #1

    Plethora of duplicates


    I migrated on the provisional basis (ability to wind back to Windows 7) very recently, and have noticed that there a lot of duplicate files in File Explorer, far more than would have been created by chance.

    Can someone please tell me if that is usual, and do the items need to be retained? why are they there/
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    Windows 10 Pro x64, Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64
       13 Mar 2016 #2

    What are the duplicates? Can you post a screen shot?
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  3.    13 Mar 2016 #3

    I'm willing to do, but they're distributed all over the place. Are you concerned about any particular kind of file? I'd say a good majority are duplicates of things like log in details, exel and other document files. All have a bracketed (2) in the name.
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