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Empty folders in 'Pictures'


jonem81

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I an trying to copy all of my vidoes and images to my external drive. However, on checking these, many are shown as 'Empty Folders'. How do I delete these? I don't want to copy the empty ones to my external drive!

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Woolwell

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Firstly open them and check that they really are empty.

But you should be able to highlight them and then press the delete key to delete them.

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jonem81

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Woolwell

Thanks, Woolwell, I thought there may be a 'group' delete I could use, because it looks as if I have a lot of them. But of course, I suppose it is better, as you suggest, to check each one first..boring!

Thanks, as usual!

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Woolwell

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Group delete - highlight select by shift click or if not together then select by ctrl and click then delete. They do move to the recycle bin.

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