Friday, March 8, 2019

Duplicate File Finder free tool from Microsoft

Ever need to find duplicate files on your hard-drive for free. There are plenty of tool on the market that make you pay for this feature. 

Well, Microsoft provided Dupfinder to just that, but you may have missed it since it was in a separate developer/administrator add-on. Good news you can still get it for free.

Duplicate File Finder (dupfinder.exe) lets you search a hard disk or a folder for duplicate files and display them in a graphical window. Multiple versions of an application or its sub-components have always been the bane of developers and network administrators. Duplicate File Finder will ease your pain, and shows you version numbers of exes and dlls.

Run in Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 1809 (10.0.17763.348)

Duplicate File Finder (dupfinder.exe) is part of

Windows XP Service Pack 2 Support Tools Download

Some other tools that are included (some may not work this is yrs. old);
  • acldiag.exe- manages access control lists
  • activate.exe- Windows product activation
  • apmstat.exe- provides status information on Advanced Power Management (APM) features.
  • bindiff.exe- shows the differences between two binary files
  • bitsadmin.exe- manages the Background Intelligent Transfer Service
  • browstat.exe- a general purpose character-based browser diagnostic tool
  • cabarc.exe- allows users to create, query and extract Windows cabinet (CAB) files.
  • depends.exe- provides way to determine which DLLs an application depends on ( also known as "Dependency Walker")
  • dhcploc.exe- displays the DHCP servers active on your subnet
  • diruse.exe- displays directory size information for NTFS volumes
  • dmdiag.exe- displays system state and configuration information describing disk storage.
  • dupfinder.exe- duplicate file finder
  • efsinfo.exe- displays information about files that are encrypted with Encrypting File System (EFS) on NTFS partitions.
  • extract.exe- a utility that allows you to extract all files or specific files contained within a cabinet (.cab) file
  • filever.exe- displays information on the versions of executable files
  •  ipseccmd.exe- configures Internet Protocol Security (IPSec) policies
  • memsnap.exe- takes a snapshot of the memory resources being consumed by all running processes and writes this information to a log file
  • msicuu.exe- Windows Installer Clean Up Utility
  • msizap.exe- removes either all Windows Installer information for a product or all products installed on a computer
  • netcap.exe- monitors packets on a LAN and writes the information to a log file
  • netdiag.exe- tests the network connectivity
  • netset.exe- used to add, remove, or change the network configuration
  • pfmon.exe- displays the faults that occur while executing a process
  • pstat.exe- gives you information about the processes and drivers that are currently running on your computer.
  • pviewer.exe- process viewer
  • setx.exe- sets environment variables
  • showaccs.exe- enables users to examine the access control lists (ACLs)
  • timezone.exe- Daylight Saving Time Update Utility
  • whoami.exe- displays the user name and security identifier (SID)
  • windiff.exe- shows the differences between specified ASCII text files, or folders containing ASCII text files
  • xcacls.exe- used to set all file-system security options that are accessible in Windows Explorer from the command 

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