Fix: Ccleaner Duplicate Finder Not Working
CCleaner’s File finder helps to identify the duplicate files on your system.The
CCleaner Duplicate finder may not do the task properly when the file size is huge, the
folder is in readable mode, or the file is compressed.
Ccleaner Duplicate File Finder Not Working
Sometimes, the duplicate files do not get deleted even after you delete them using
the CCleaner Duplicate finder. Resolve the issue by following the given
The files that are might be compressed, and it cannot be deleted since its compression
attribute is enabled. So, to turn off the compress attribute and follow the steps;
Right-click on the file you want to delete.
Select ‘Properties’ from the menu.
Under the General tab and click on Advanced.
In the Advanced dialog box, deselect ‘Compress contents to save disk space’ to
disable the compress attribute.
Then, click OK to save the changes done.
The duplicate files that have to be removed can be in ‘Read-only’ mode; therefore, it
cannot be deleted or modified. The following process can be used to turn off
the ‘Read-only’ mode for a file;
Select the duplicate files and right-click to open the menu list.
Choose the Properties option.
In the Attributes section, see that the Read-only option is unticked. If not, then click
on the read-only option to disable it.
Finally, save the settings.’
The File finder options may be incorrect; in the ‘Exclude’ list, the File types which
you do not want to delete can be selected. Check the files and file types under the
Ccleaner Duplicate Finder Not Working When Searching a
When the folder which you have to scan for duplicate files cannot be found, there
are chances that the folder is not in the ‘Include’ list for scanning duplicate files
or the folder must be hidden.
Do a right-click on the folder which you want to scan for duplicate files.
Click on the Properties and verify if the ‘Hidden’ attribute is enabled.
If ‘Hidden’ is check