How to delete duplicate photos on a Windows 10 computer

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How to delete duplicate photos on a Windows 10 computer

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Walkthrough Steps

Duplicate Sweeper can find and remove duplicate pictures and files stored on your Windows 10 computer or laptop. Duplicate Sweeper can also find and remove duplicates on Google Drive / Google Photos / iCloud Drive / OneDrive.

  1. First of all, please ensure that you have downloaded and installed the latest version of Duplicate Sweeper on your computer.
  2. Download Duplicate Sweeper
  3. The installer will take you through the necessary steps that you need to do to complete the install on your computer. Once the install is complete, launch Duplicate Sweeper from the icon on your desktop.

  4. Now we need to tell the program where to check for duplicate files. In the example below, I have selected all of the suggested locations simply by checking the boxes on the right. You can also add specific folders from your computer by clicking the "Add Folder" button, or by dragging and dropping a folder into this Duplicate Sweeper window.

  5. Select folders for duplicate file search
  6. Next, click the "Start Duplicate Search" button in the top-right corner of Duplicate Sweeper.
  7. Duplicate Sweeper will now scan your chosen folders and return a list of any duplicate files it has found. Click on an entry from the list under the heading "Duplicate Groups" to review the duplicate files.
  8. Find duplicate files on windows 10 computer
  9. Tick the files in each group that you wish to remove, or press the "Keep All Newest Files" to automatically select the oldest files to remove. More selection preferences can be found under the Duplicates tab of the Duplicate Sweeper toolbar.
  10. Select duplicates to remove from windows 10 computer
  11. Click the "Recycle Selected Duplicates" button.
  12. Review and check your selections. Once you are happy with them, confirm the delete by clicking "Recycle Duplicates".
  13. Remove duplicate files on windows 10 computer
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