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Windows 7: How to remove Duplicate Pictures

12 Sep 2015   #1
Modifyinc

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How to remove Duplicate Pictures

Using CCleaner, I created a text file of all my duplicate pictures. We had almost 3,000 duplicates thanks to my wife not knowing what she was doing. CCleaner does not allow you to select a group of specific folders to delete or anything, so you have to manually click all of them, except for the group you want to keep obviously. Luckily, they do allow you to save it as a text file.

So I'm hoping I can write a quick batch files that will remove the selected groups automatically. I'm just not sure how to do that. Or if someone knows of a Remove Duplicates app that actually allows you to select all of the duplicates except one.

Here is the structure of the text file if anyone can help:

----------------------------------------------------------------------------
1000.JPG C:\Users\Mike\Pictures\2013-12-19\babypics 1.12 MB 3/17/2012 1:20:41 AM
1000.JPG C:\Users\Mike\Pictures\2013-12-19\babypics\cellphone 1.12 MB 3/17/2012 1:20:41 AM
1000.JPG C:\Users\Mike\Pictures\babypics 1.12 MB 3/17/2012 1:20:41 AM
1000.JPG C:\Users\Mike\Pictures\babypics\cellphone 1.12 MB 3/17/2012 1:20:41 AM
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
1001.MOV C:\Users\Mike\Pictures\2013-12-19\babypics 14.0 MB 3/17/2012 6:02:15 PM
1001.MOV C:\Users\Mike\Pictures\2013-12-19\babypics\cellphone 14.0 MB 3/17/2012 6:02:15 PM
1001.MOV C:\Users\Mike\Pictures\babypics 14.0 MB 3/17/2012 6:02:15 PM
1001.MOV C:\Users\Mike\Pictures\babypics\cellphone 14.0 MB 3/17/2012 6:02:15 PM
--------------------------------------------------------------------------`
There has to be an easier way to delete duplicates than selecting them individually. If there was just an option of selecting all of a group minus one. I mean, if their are duplicates, then give me an option to delete all of them except for one. Am I missing something in that logic?

Thanks
Mike


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12 Sep 2015   #2
Ranger4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1
 
 

You might find this more useful & quicker. Read right through the article & download the suggested duplicate finder.

How to Find and Remove Duplicate Files on Windows
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12 Sep 2015   #3
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18.3 MATE, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 
Duplicate Files Finder

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Modifyinc View Post
CCleaner does not allow you to select a group of specific folders to delete or anything, so you have to manually click all of them, except for the group you want to keep obviously. Luckily, they do allow you to save it as a text file.
You can add custom locations to CCleaner.
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Glary Utilities has a "Duplicate Files Finder" tool.
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