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Remove Empty Directories (RED) Comments

Comment by TDL
about Remove Empty Directories (RED) · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful

Just a message to say that RED has been updated on feb. 2011. It is now compatible with Vista & Windows 7 so you won't have to do what is suggested in endolith's message.

Comment by endolith
about Remove Empty Directories (RED) · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful

RED is the best tool I've found for this, since it handles directories with nothing but junk in them (Thumbs.db, .DS_Store), lets you permanently protect directories from deletion, shows a nice tree view, etc.

I got it working in Windows 7 using the compatibility troubleshooter thing, but it doesn't seem fully compatible. It often crashes, due to an inability to read certain filenames.