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Automaticlly Delete Empty Folders

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  • Started 6 years ago by ak03
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ak03
Posts: 62

Ok so i found this clean-up app of ghacks and i want to ask a question about a error message and just some other things about it. So my first question is, if i delete a empty folder can it re-create it's self? ALSO I got a error message when i went to delete all my empty folders. It talked about microsoft net framework 2.0 and how the program made an u expected attempt to delete desktop.ini. If im not mistaken, i think that has to do with you whole desktop. Also would you recommend this program or another one or no one at all to clean up empty folders. Thanks,
Ak03

Site Link for the Software: http://www.jonasjohn.de/lab/red.htm

Posted 6 years ago
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Scott
Scott
Posts: 5618

Don't know jonasjohn but I've used this one for many years:

http://personal.inet.fi/busine.....cleane.htm

The standard caveat, be careful with what you delete.

-edit, this program will not 'automatically' delete.

Posted 6 years ago
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ak03
Posts: 62

But will it delete a system empty folder? Also can the empty folder be recreated if i delete it?

Posted 6 years ago
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wbouvy
Posts: 21

Yes, you can always create a folder with the same name as the deleted folder. Don't worry about deleting desktop.ini in an empty folder, it's a file with some information on the useage of the folder, nothing that should break your system.

Also, one of the screenshots show a checkbox with the option "Keep system folders (Recommended)", so it probably won't delete system folders if you keep that option checked.

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ak03
Posts: 62

Good advice man, i check that part out...

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