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Question / Problem

is there a way to deduplicate files. for example when i move duplicate files to new location, only one copy will be generated inthe new location and links to this copy will be in the original locations.

Answer / Solution

This can be done with the search type "Duplicate Files" of the TreeSize File Search. It allows to replace all duplicate files by a hardlinks to single file using the option "Deduplicate". Please check the help file on more details on deduplication.