USBDriveFresher: Junk file and folder cleaner for USB Drives

We are aware of several disk cleaners like CCleaner, which many of us use frequently to clear our Windows PC of the junk files which the operating system creates over a period of time. Today, we bring to you a free junk cleaner for your USB Drive.

Free junk cleaner for USB Drive

USBDriveFresher is a small freeware that will help you keep your USB Drive or Removable Media clean at all times. The Windows operating system and some programs that you may run, place some files or folders automatically on your USB drive. While they are important at that point of time, they may lose their usefulness later.

Some instances of these files and folders include ._* files, .Trashes folder, .Spotlight-V100, .ds_store or even the thumbs.db files.

This tool will help you identify and delete the junk files and folders on your USB Drives. You can set up the cleanup rules by selecting which files you want to be deleted. You can also add your own file-types, should you wish to do so.

If you want to auto-clean any USB pen drive as soon as you connect it, simply check the appropriate option.

Once done, you can choose to clean one or all of the connected removable media or go in for a custom clean up.

The key features of USBDriveFresher are:

  1. Customizable cleanup patterns
  2. Predefined patterns
  3. Cleanup USB drive with a mouse click
  4. Auto-cleanup USB drive when it is plugged in
  5. Folder cleanup

If you use your USB Drive intensively, I am sure that it must be containing a lot of junk files and folders. Using USBDriveFresher is an option you may want to consider.

Over the next 2 days, we will be high-lighting a couple of more such useful utilities for your USB Drives or removable storage. So stay tuned!

Meanwhile, you may also want to have a look at these free useful tools for your USB Drive:

  • Desktop Media: Automatically adds and removes shortcut to USB drive on Desktop
  • RemoveDrive: A free command-line tool to safely remove USB devices
  • NetWrix’s USB Blocker: Prevent unauthorized use of USB and other removable media
  • Dropout: A portable search tool for USB drives and Dropbox folder.
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Anand Khanse is the Admin of, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.


  1. irfan Güllü

    Thanks for the share

  2. Anonymous

    Nice tool. Thanks for the write-up. I am disappointed and find it ironic that a tool for portable drives is not a portable app. 😉

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