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In maintaining our photo album I used Corel Paint Shop Pro to edit photos. It has a feature which, when enabled, automatically creates a sub-folder called "Corel Auto-Preserve" and puts a copy of any original photo (jpg or bmp) that was edited in any way. As a result I have 100s of these sub-folders littered amongst maybe a thousand photo album folders.

Can I use CCleaner to find and delete all these back-up sub-folders? Any advice would be deeply appreciated!

If I have posted this request for help in the wrong forum/discussion, please let me know where I should have posted it.

Thanks,

FastArt

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If everything is stored in the one main folder you mention "Corel Auto-Preserve", you can very easily have CCleaner remove the contents of what's inside including all sub-folders by inputting an 'Include' for 'Custom Files and Folders'.

See here to learn how:
https://www.ccleaner.com/docs/ccleaner/using-ccleaner/including-files-and-folders-for-cleaning/

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Thanks! But there is no main folder 'Corel Auto-Preserve'.  Whatever folder an image file is in, if I edited it using Corel PSP, a subfolder was created, and a copy of the original file was copied to it. So there might be a 100 different subfolders all named 'Corel Auto-Preserve'. I want to find all of them and delete them, including all their contents.

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1 Choose File Preferences General Program Preferences.
2 From the left pane, choose Auto-Preserve.
3 Mark the Enable Auto-Preserve check box.
4 Click OK.
 
To
Do the following
Create copies of original images automatically when you first save them
In the dialog box that appears after you click Save, choose Yes - Do this every time. The original (unedited) image is copied to a Corel Auto-Preserve subfolder, which is automatically created within the folder in which you are saving the image.

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in this case i mean andavari have the right way with corel uses a specific save-place for edited photos and pics... if you let corel show you the path you can take this into ccleaner ;-)

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