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Aborted Acronis True Image 2017 backup left many duplicate files behind.

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I had a system crash during a backup. Now I have hundreds of duplicate files with a code xxxxxx attached to the filename. How do I get rid of these files?

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Ted, welcome to these public User Forums.

Sorry to hear about your system crash but I have never known ATI to leave any duplicate files behind when doing a backup that got interrupted?  This can happen when a recovery is interrupted and can leave files with names including tilde character plus extra characters after the normal file name.

What version of Windows OS is involved here?

Where are these duplicate files located, and how exactly are they named?

What type of backup was being created? (Files & Folders or Disks & Partitions).