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How to delete duplicate photos Windows 10 and 11

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Delete duplicate photos Windows 10 computer

Deleting duplicate photos from a Windows 10 or a Windows 11 computer...

  1. Open Duplicate Sweeper.
  2. Add folders to sweep for duplicate photos.
  3. Click "Start Duplicate Search".
  4. Select which files to remove, or let Duplicate Sweeper decide automatically (based on your preferences).
  5. Click "Recycle Selected Duplicates".
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For a detailed step-by-step walkthrough, read on below...

Walkthrough Steps - find duplicate photos and remove them

Duplicate Sweeper is a great piece of duplicate photo finder software that can find and remove duplicate pictures and files stored on your Windows 10 or 11 computer. 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. 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.
  3. 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. Select folders for duplicate file search
  4. How to Find Duplicate Photos: Next, click the "Start Duplicate Search" button in the top-right corner of Duplicate Sweeper.
  5. 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. How to find duplicate photos on windows 10 computer - duplicate Photo Finder.
  6. 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.

    Select duplicates to remove from windows 10 computer

  7. Delete duplicate photos on Windows 10 or 11- Click the "Recycle Selected Duplicates" button.
  8. Review and check your selections. Once you are happy with them, confirm the delete by clicking "Recycle Duplicates". Remove duplicate files on windows 10 computer
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