How can I automatically batch -sort -select and -move duplicate files from five different backups in Windows?

Kit November 16, 2010
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Let’s say I have 5 different copies of “My Documents”, each from a different date and each with 50 GB or more. I would like to search all 5 sets, find duplicates, then automatically move one file from each set of duplicates to a 6th set, in the SAME folder structure, that will become my one consolidated and final version of MY DOCUMENTS -OR/AND – use the same process in comparison to a backup version that will move any file not found into the backup version.

Is there a software package that will do this?

  1. Binaryman
    January 23, 2011 at 10:44 pm

    Try Directory Report
    http://www.file-utilities.com
    It can find duplicates and compare the contents of two directories

  2. Anonymous
    November 17, 2010 at 2:44 pm

    HiDoublekiller http://www.bigbangenterprises.de/en/doublekiller

    When the Scan is complete Doublekiller presents you a list so that You can choose which Files to remove and Which to keep. You can also Move the duplicate Files to another directory If you wish.
    Dupy Scan http://moochos.nobody.jp/en/software/dupyscan/index.html
    AllDup [Broken Link Removed]
    CloneCleaner lite http://www.clonecleaner.com

    sharewarefileBoss http://www.theutilityfactory.com/summaries/find-duplicate-files.htm

    FolderMatch, folder comparison and synchronization software for Windows XP/2000/2003/Vista/Windows 7 32 & 64 bit http://www.foldermatch.com/CloneToolshttp://www.pilotman.com

    Duplicate Finder 2009 http://www.duplicate-finder-pro.com

    Duplicate File Detective
    http://www.duplicate-file-detective.com/index.htm

    Some of the sharewares has a trial versions 15_30days