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|Product Name :
||Dead Files Finder
|Legal Copyright :
||Dimitris Siskopoulos (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Dead Files Finder application can search in all files of
a specified directory and it's subdirectories and list
all the files containing the filenames of the files from
another directory. Then it will seperate those that are
not containing and allow you to delete, move or rename
This can help if for example you've got a directory with
HTML pages and a directory with images and you want to
found out, which of the images are not used (contained)
in the HTML files so you can delete them.
How to use :
First click on the 'Files Directory' to browse and select
the folder containing the files in which you want to search
and find if a filename exists.
- The application will search in this directory and all
it's subdirectories by default.
- As much as the files are, so much the search time will
Click on the 'Filenames Directory' to select the directory
with the filenames you want to search if exists (included,
called) whithin the files of the selected 'Files Directory'
and it's subdirectories.
- The application by default will search ONLY in this directory
for the filenames (not in subdirectories too)
Click the 'Search' Button and watch out the 'Report' list,
reporting in which file each filename contains and how
many times, and the 'Dead Files' List, filling with the
filenames that are not containing into the Files of the
selected 'Files Directory'
- It can take a long time to complete, so please be patient!
When and why to use DFF :
If you're like me and you're not so typical with the images
copying into a new website project and you want to find
out which of the images are not used in the HTML and other
code files. (this is why i've code this app, but i've share
it because some other folks may find it usefull too.)
For example in the past when i want to check out if the
image named myimage.gif was containing (called) in all
my cfml (Coldfusion code) files, i've used to Search with
the Windows Search for files *.cfm with text myimage.gif
in the folder where my project was. If i had a lot more
images than the one of the above example, i had to repeat
the same action for every image, and this could took a
lot time, and this is something i really don't have extra.
With this app i've solved my problem because it will do
all the work for me :)
Another use is if you might want to see in which files
a filename exists.
Download and setup:
Dead Files Finder is written using Visual Basic 6.0,
and requires the VB runtimes to be properly installed in
your system. So if you're experiencing runtime errors or
your system indicates you are missing a VBRUNxxx.dll file
then you probably need to install or update your VB Runtime
The runtime files are available, free of charge, from
Microsoft and you can download it from:
size: (1020 KB)
Contents: ADVPACK.DLL, ASYCFILT.DLL, COMCAT.DLL,
MSVBVM60.DLL, OLEAUT32.DLL, OLEPRO32.DLL, STDOLE2.TLB,
If you already have Visual Basic 6.0 runtime libraries
installed, then just download the dff.zip, by
clicking the "Download" icon, Unzip
it (with Winzip or
other related product) and run the dff.exe
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by Weblogic -
||dff.exe - 92 KB
|File infos: :
||ZIP format - 68 KB contains two files: dff.exe
(92 Kb) program, and help.htm (16,6 Kb) - documentation
(Without VB 6.0 runtime libraries) and one directory
with the help file images: bottom.gif, dff_banner.gif,
top.gif, dff_icon.gif, dff_screenshot_big.gif, dff_screenshot.gif,
download_anim.gif, spacer.gif (summary size: 37,7 kb).
Unziped files summary: 146 kb
||Just download and unzip it with any software like winzip for
example and run dff.exe
||Delete the folder with the files and you're done.
The application does not changes the registry or write's
any file elsewhere than in it's folder.
||486 or better
You may distribute this application in any way, including shareware and freeware
sites, CD-ROMS, or your website. Just remember to link back or type (if reviewed)
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