One of my resolutions this year was to stick to a regular system maintenance plan. I’ve got CCleaner set up to purge garbage files and prune my registry, Security Essentials doing nightly scans for malware, and the Windows 7 backup utility saving my important files to an external hard drive.
A handy little tool I’m adding to my routine is Vanity Remover. It’s a small, portable tool designed to find and remove empty folders on your hard drive.
Click the folder icon to choose a starting point, press the green arrow to start, and Vanity Remover recursively scans for and removes content-free directories.
Getting rid of pointless folders is one thing I’m almost always too lazy to do, but I think I can handle running this app once every fortnight…