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Eliminating duplicate files -- is there a tool?

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We know that DB itself does not have a utility for finding and elminating duplicate files (files on one or multiple hard drives that arer also in DB). I (stupidly) allowed DB to duplicate files, over time, on multple hard drives on our network. With SmartSync we'll be OK going forward, but I'd like to clean up the mess. Ideas? Thanks.

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Re: Eliminating duplicate files -- is there a tool?

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Hey there @Bartok,
 
Indeed, Dropbox don’t currently have a feature to allow you to locate duplicate files within your account. I’d suggest perhaps doing a quick web search for any third-party apps that could assist with this. Also, this thread will remain open for suggestions from other users who might have some recommendations on achieving this.
 
Hope you have a great day - Cheers! 

Daphne
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Re: Eliminating duplicate files -- is there a tool?

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Thank you, Daphne.

I have started such a search. So far, I've established that the popular and highly regarded Gemini 2 product does not look at more than one drive at a time. If someone knows of such a solution, I'd love to hear about it. If I find one, I'll publish it here, because I'm sure it would be useful to others. 

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