How do I search for duplicate files on my External Hard Drive?

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How do I search for duplicate files on my External Hard Drive?

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How do I search for duplicate files on my External Hard Drive

Summary

To search for duplicate files on your external hard drive, follow these steps...

  1. Download, install and launch Duplicate Sweeper.
  2. Click "Add Folder" and select the folders on your external hard drive that you wish to search for duplicates.
  3. Once all the required folders have been added, click "Start Duplicate Search" to begin the search.
  4. You can remove duplicate files from your external drive by clicking on "Recycle Duplicates" in Duplicate Sweeper.
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Further Information

To search folders and files from your external hard drive for duplicates, open Duplicate Sweeper and click "Add Folder" at the bottom of the Welcome screen. Browse for a folder on your external hard drive that you'd like to perform a duplicate search on.

Select the folder on your external hard drive that you wish to sweep for duplicates and click "Start Duplicate Search".

Find duplicate files on your external hard drive

Duplicate Sweeper will search your folders for duplicate files and list any duplicates that it finds. From here, you'll be able to select which duplicates you'd like to remove. Select which duplicates to remove, and click "Recycle Duplicates". The removed files will be moved to your Recycle Bin (PC) or Trash Can (Mac).

For more details on how to use Duplicate Sweeper please see the Duplicate Sweeper User guide.

Any Questions? Contact a member of our support team at our helpdesk.

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