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Downloads of v 3.43:


Last Update:

29 Oct 2019

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • CloneSpy


clonespy duplicate dedupe data file-storage cleanup admin


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3.43 | Updated: 29 Oct 2019



Downloads of v 3.43:



Software Author(s):

  • CloneSpy

CloneSpy 3.43

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install CloneSpy, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade CloneSpy, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall CloneSpy, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade clonespy -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade clonespy -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install clonespy
    name: clonespy
    version: '3.43'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'clonespy' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '3.43'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller clonespy
    Name     = "clonespy"
    Version  = "3.43"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'clonespy':
  ensure   => '3.43',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.


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This package was approved as a trusted package on 26 Aug 2020.


CloneSpy can help you free up hard drive space by detecting and removing duplicate files. Duplicate files have exactly the same contents regardless of their name, date, time and location. Also, CloneSpy is able to find files that are not exactly identical, but have the same file name. Perhaps you have different versions of a file and you want to find all of them and remove the older versions. CloneSpy can also find zero length files. These are files that have no content.

CloneSpy is available in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions. The appropriate version for your system will be installed automatically.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = 'clonespy'
  fileType      = 'exe'
  url           = ''

  silentArgs    = '/S /NODESKTOPSHORTCUT /X64'
  validExitCodes= @(0)

  softwareName  = 'clonespy*'
  checksum      = 'F200BC324AE1C57EDE1476AEC22A9089'
  checksumType  = 'md5'

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
CloneSpy 3.42 486 Tuesday, June 18, 2019 Approved
CloneSpy 3.41 722 Tuesday, August 28, 2018 Approved
CloneSpy 3.33 956 Monday, January 30, 2017 Approved
CloneSpy 3.31 493 Friday, November 11, 2016 Approved
CloneSpy 3.30 505 Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Approved
CloneSpy 3.24 491 Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Approved
CloneSpy 3.23 462 Sunday, January 31, 2016 Approved
CloneSpy 3.22 446 Wednesday, December 23, 2015 Approved
CloneSpy 3.21 442 Monday, June 29, 2015 Approved
CloneSpy 3.13 664 Saturday, August 9, 2014 Approved
CloneSpy 3.2 415 Saturday, May 30, 2015 Approved

Changes in 3.43

  • Added: You can now exclude sub-folders when marking or unmarking files in a folder via the context menu of the list box in the All duplicates window.
  • Added: Remembered window sizes and positions can now be reset to their default values (see Misc page of the Options window).
  • Modified: Hard links and shortcuts are now created before the file to be replaced is deleted (see Deletion page of the Options window).
  • Modified: Leftover files are now deleted at the end of a scan to prevent deletion conflicts (see Deletion page of the Options window).
  • Modified: Deleted leftover files are now counted in the scan progress window and listed in the log file if deleted files have to be logged (see Logging page of the Options window).
  • Modified: The title of the Main window now contains the program version.
  • Modified: Renamed the Priority page of the Options window to Misc.
  • Modified: Renamed Execute file to Open file in the context menu of the Single duplicates window and All duplicates window.

Changes from 3.42

  • Added: Folders can now be scanned non-recursively, i.e., sub-folders can be ignored (see Pool frames of the Main window).
  • Added: When moving files to a relative path, the path can now be resolved relative to a retained file (see Deletion page of the Options window).
  • Added: Files with paths that are too long for CloneSpy to process can now be generally ignored (see Files page of the Options window).
  • Modified: The installer no longer requires administrator privileges for unpacking the portable version.
  • Fixed: Added an explanation for the formerly unknown error code 1392.

Changes from 3.41

  • Added: Files and folders that are ignored during scanning can now be logged (see Logging page of the Options window).
  • Added: A new option remembers size and position of the Add folder window (see Priority page of the Options window).
  • Added: The new command line option -s allows for silent scans (see the help file for details).
  • Added: A message box now explains the Delete all (!) option on the Time + Size page of the Options window when that option is selected.
  • Modified: Removed the entry Programme from the default folder ignore list (see Folders page of the Options window).
  • Fixed: Hitting the space bar while a scan is ongoing no longer closes the scan progress window.
  • Fixed: The context help now works for the edit box in the Insert mask window.
  • Fixed: Corrected typo (spacing) in the Mode drop-down box of the Main window.

Changes from 3.40

  • Modified: Reimplemented the pools and consolidated related feedback messages to resolve several visualization issues.
  • Modified: For all Windows versions prior to Windows 10, DPI scaling is now performed by the system to solve icon scaling issues. For Windows 10, you need to adapt the program's DPI scaling behavior if icons are displayed too small (see our FAQ).
  • Fixed: Added an explanation for the formerly unknown error code 53.

Changes from 3.34

  • Added: The update checker can now download and install the latest version (see the Menu bar of the Main window).
  • Added: A new option remembers size and position of the Main window (see Priority page of the Options window).
  • Added: A new option remembers size and position of the Result presentation windows (see Priority page of the Options window).
  • Added: File properties can now be viewed via the context menu of the Result presentation windows.
  • Added: The View CSC-file window now has a search function.
  • Fixed: When scanning against CSC-files, the Single duplicates window now shows all equal files found (regression since v3.2).
  • Fixed: The pattern matcher now recognizes matching string even if the pattern ends with an asterisk.

Full update history

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