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Old 29-12-17, 08:09
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Default Duplicate Finder in CC.

In the "Tools" section of C.Ceaner there is a duplicate finder. I have never really known how this works. Do you tick all the boxes or do you tick all but one? Currently I leave one.

Why are some not erased although they are registered as duplicates. Is this back up files for important operational files withln the computer?

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Old 29-12-17, 10:27
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Default Re: Duplicate Finder in CC.

Deleting duplicate files can be dangerous and this is why.

https://ask-leo.com/is_it_safe_to_de...ate_files.html
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Default Re: Duplicate Finder in CC.

Yep - Can be dangerous or even fatal

In the past, I've had a few phone calls from folk using them and then looking for help.

I have used the CCleaner one but only for identifying and removing duplicated personal files, photos, videos and music.

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Old 29-12-17, 21:29
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Default Re: Duplicate Finder in CC.

Thanks for the info. I will leave well alone as I am cleanig up a Win 7 laptop from work as my usual lappy has gone bang and there were loads of these duplicate files when I ran C. Cleaner. I didn't use C C on my own system after the last download with the virus, stuffed my system and cost me money to get it right, but for some god unknown reason I used it on the works lappy.

I shall keep to my resolution. What's the point of providing a tool that in essence can b----r up your computer?

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