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How to use System Ninja to find empty folders

One of System Ninja‘s lesser known features lets you scan a directory in search of empty folders. Excessive folders don’t cause any performance degradation or take up any space, but having thousands of unnecessary folders scattered across your system can become annoying.

It’s unlikely you will want to scan an entire hard drive for empty folder, so first you should configure System Ninja to scan directories instead of drives. Click on the arrow on the right-hand side of the ‘Scan For Junk‘ button and select Scan Folder.

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No comments. Posted January 10, 2018 in Tips & Tutorials.

System Ninja’s scan results can be searched

Need to find out whether a particular file or folder is being cleaned, or confirm that an important file hasn’t been inadvertently detected? System Ninja has a built-in search function hidden behind a keyboard shortcut. Once a scan has finished, you can toggle the search box by pressing CTRL+F.

File paths that contain your search input are highlighted and automatically moved the top of the list. The results update in real-time as you type and it can sort through thousands of files within a fraction of a second.

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No comments. Posted July 26, 2017 in Tips & Tutorials.

How to unblock a zip file on Windows 10

Windows 10 will block the execution of some program files if they’ve been extracted from a .zip file without first being unblocked. This issue affects several of our products, including System Ninja Portable, CCEnhancer Multilingual Edition, and various System Ninja plugins.

To fix this problem, perform the following steps.
1: Right-click on the downloaded .zip file and select Properties.

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No comments. Posted July 19, 2017 in Tips & Tutorials.