Why do you get duplicate files?
Duplicate files are common in every user's computer. You may get exact copy of your
mp3s, images or word documents by repeat downloading, file sharing or backup. Duplicate
copies of files are obviously occupying your disk space, and messing up your file
system. Instead of exact copy duplicate files, there may other redundant files which
contents are not exactly the same. It is common in business computer. Different
version of documents may appear in your file system but it is unnecessary to keep
those older copy. Another example is mp3 files with different tag information and
How many duplicate files do you get?
You may under-estimate how many duplicate files you get. Unofficial survey indicated
that about 10-20% of files can be regarded as duplicate in common files system.
For example you got 40GB of personal data, it mean around 4-8GB disk space is wasted
in this scenario. In some report from NoClone user,
they can find up to 300 GB data in a single search session, which is already the
total size of a typical hard disk!
How to handle duplicate files?
NoClone 2007 provides a number of search templates to uncover duplicate files for
After finding duplicate files out, Smart Marker are provided to helps users to mark
files to be handled, by deleting, moving or replace by NTFS links.