If you're not paying attention, you might overlook one of Windows 8's best little improvements.
Stevey asked the Answer Line for advise on finding and removing duplicate files
If you have a hard drive that is quickly approaching capacity, sorting through the files and folders and looking for the ones taking up the most space is a real time consuming process. There's an easier way to do it.
If you are bored of the same old yellow folders in Explorer, then try colorizing them. The makeover may make it faster to find the folders you seek, too.
If you have lots of photos, music or other files, renaming each one individually can be a tedious task. File Renamer allows you to rename them all in one go.
Windows Explorer's Navigation pane provides easy movement between the folders on your hard drive. Bevaau asked the Windows forum about configuring this handy tool.
CopyTrans TuneSwift offers an easy (if time-consuming) way)to back up, transfer, or restore your iTunes library. At $15, though, this program isn't exactly cheap.
WinZip released an update that enables the file management utility to integrate directly with Box cloud storage.
This handy tool will automatically back up older versions of your files, much like Apple's Time Machine does for Macs.
Ashisoft Duplicate Finder is an easy-to-use program for finding duplicate files on your hard drive, but it might not be worth its $30 price tag.