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Remove Empty Folders

SUMMARY: FMS Empty Folder Remover gets rid of useless empty folders on your system.

Is your Windows machine cluttered with empty temporary folders, those created and left by uninstallation programs, or needless folders kept after backing up files to removable media?

FMS Empty Folder Remover lets you scan a folder or drive on your system, displaying a list of folders containing nothing underneath. Check the folders you want to remove and uncheck those that need to remain, and click "Delete Checked From Disk". It's that simple.

Deleting blank folders via FMS Empty Folder Remover

You can download the freeware at the following site:

* FMS Empty Folder Remover

This tip was written regarding FMS Empty Folder Remover running on a Windows 7 system. Features, information, and screenshots for other versions / operating systems may vary. As this program modifies folders, you should ensure that folders deemed empty by the software are actually empty and can be safely removed.

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