I have some folders which contain files (old temp P2P files saved wrongly apparently) which are just filled with zeros - any program/batch that can verify this ? I do not want to open each one with a hex editor
Though it runs the risk of false positives (like most CRC-based solutions), if PowerShell and a Java runtime environment are installed, it is possible to do approximately what you're asking for after downloading and extracting Jacksum.
Adapt the following command (the
All zeroed-out and empty files will have a checksum of zero and should show in the listing, but it's possible that other, non-zeroed files may also have a zero checksum.
When you feel confident that the files listed can be safely deleted, they can be deleted automatically by replacing