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    Hello,

    I have a USB disk that has duplicate files. Is there a software that can compare files byte by byte? Or what do you recommend I use? I have over 20,000 files. Some have the same information, but different names so I can't do a search for them. Any help would be great. Thanks.

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    I have no experience with it myself, but here is a freebie: Duplicate Cleaner - Find Duplicate Files. There are many others (search Google).

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    [quote name='Seba' post='780135' date='16-Jun-2009 12:46']I have a USB disk that has duplicate files. Is there a software that can compare files byte by byte? Or what do you recommend I use? I have over 20,000 files. Some have the same information, but different names so I can't do a search for them.[/quote]

    If these are text files, take a look at SourceForge.net: WinMerge: Files.

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    Thank you both for the recommendations.

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    [quote name='Seba' post='780135' date='16-Jun-2009 19:46']I have a USB disk that has duplicate files. Is there a software that can compare files byte by byte? Or what do you recommend I use? I have over 20,000 files. Some have the same information, but different names so I can't do a search for them. Any help would be great. Thanks.[/quote]
    Though this is more an Other Software Applications forum question than XP; I've used Doublekiller (the free version). You can delete or move duplicates if you want, or just export the search result.

    It is also possible to search the Lounge, since similar questions have been asked before.

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