Empty Folder Cleaner: Deletes empty folders and empty files in Windows

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Over time, the number of empty files on our computer may increase, as may the number of empty or zero bitrate files. It is therefore advisable to occasionally waste some time cleaning or removing. Although this does not save storage space, it will certainly reduce unwanted clutter and can also be considered a good household habit, in a way.

Which files and folders are deleted by Empty Folder Cleaner

September 2020 Update:

We now recommend using this tool for your error. Additionally, this tool fixes common computer errors, protects you against file loss, malware, hardware failures and optimizes your PC for maximum performance. You can fix your PC problems quickly and prevent others from happening with this software:

  • Step 1 : Download PC Repair & Optimizer Tool (Windows 10, 8, 7, XP, Vista – Microsoft Gold Certified).
  • Step 2 : Click “Start Scan” to find Windows registry issues that could be causing PC problems.
  • Step 3 : Click “Repair All” to fix all issues.



Empty Folder Cleaner deletes empty folders and folders with empty subfolders. Folders with a file size of zero are also deleted. It also deletes folders that contain some unwanted files like thumbs.db, desktop.ini, etc. Such records do not hold or contain anything and are therefore worthless. Empty Folder Cleaner cleans these files and folders.

Empty folder cleaner

Step 1 – Empty folder cleaner is available in 2 versions,

  1. Simple executable file (19.5 MB)
  2. Portable file (size 11.2 MB)

Step 2 – Select and download the desired edition.

Step 3 – Select a destination folder for the application installation and click the’Next’ option.

Step 4 – In a new window that opens on your computer screen, select the additional options and click the’Install’ option.

Step 5 – Specify the folders to scan. The empty folders found are displayed in a tree structure and list structure. You can select and delete empty folders from the empty folder scan result by clicking the’Delete empty folders’ option. Please check the items you want to delete and click the Delete button only when you are sure you want to delete them.

It is also possible to select the folders to scan with a right click in Windows Explorer.

Empty folders can be permanently deleted, placed in the recycle bin or saved as a zip file compressed backup. If you wish, any deletion can be undone. To be safe, it is best to throw it in the garbage.

If you want to set the maximum scanning depth of folders, delete mode or other options, you can access the’Options’ menu.

Empty Folders Cleaner differs from other similar programs in such a way that it can unlock folders with the Free File Unlocker Engine before trying to delete them. The program has been translated into 38 languages and is compatible with Windows 7/8/10.

This software (including the portable version) will attempt to install other software. An unsigned process at Installmanager.exe made my KIS squeak.

A program called which is provided is also installed – if you do not turn this option off. That is why we do not recommend this software.

Go here if you are looking for a better free software to delete empty folders

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