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Windows Delete windows files question

Discussion in 'Software' started by TGuy1, 5 Jul 2010.

  1. TGuy1

    TGuy1 What's a Dremel?

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    Hi guys, I'm new here :jawdrop: (you have nice icons here)

    I am looking for a software that can delete various files in windows 7. I don't want to delete each file manually. I don't have that kind of time. So, pls help. Thanks for any tip.
     
  2. saspro

    saspro IT monkey

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    What do you need to delete?
     
  3. erratum1

    erratum1 What's a Dremel?

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    Welcome to the forum, I don't really understand what you don't have the time to delete.

    Theirs disk cleanup which can remove clutter, but you don't want to be deleting any files that windows needs.
     
  4. knuck

    knuck Hate your face

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    If you are looking for something to delete temporary files of windows and several other applications (web browsers), try CCleaner
     
  5. thehippoz

    thehippoz What's a Dremel?

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    maybe simple.. hold down ctrl and select multiple files in a folder- hold shift and you can select them in blocks
     
  6. Deegee

    Deegee What's a Dremel?

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    Normally, select/delete/empty "Recycle bin" works well enough, but "Duplicate cleaner" will do what it says. And it's freeware. :)
     
  7. TGuy1

    TGuy1 What's a Dremel?

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    I have old and unwanted files that I need to remove constantly. I want also to scan my Registry for invalid things.
     
  8. saspro

    saspro IT monkey

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    Leave the registry alone unless you know what you're doing with it.
    What sort of files would you have that would be unwanted constantly & spread out so much a simple delete won't do.
    If you need to hide your browsing use in private mode
     
  9. Phalanx

    Phalanx Needs more dragons and stuff.

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  10. deathtaker27

    deathtaker27 #noob

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    ^this is fact.

    trust me ;)
     
  11. Pieface

    Pieface Modder

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    Porn does get boring when you watch it the same time over and over again.
     
  12. TGuy1

    TGuy1 What's a Dremel?

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    My old files and folders, even some thing in my registry.
     
  13. TGuy1

    TGuy1 What's a Dremel?

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    Porn....the private browsing of Firefox doesn't hide it.
     
  14. PureSilver

    PureSilver E-tailer Tailor

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    Chrome's private mode, then?
     
  15. saspro

    saspro IT monkey

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    If you browse in private mode then everytthing you view is hidden.
    Set your media player not to remember recently opened files.
    Clear your history & temp files in normal firefox mode.
    Store your porn in a folder called porn, nobody would expect it.
     
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  16. Phalanx

    Phalanx Needs more dragons and stuff.

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    Actual LOL! :naughty:

    Mate, if you're looking to clean up the machine, I suggest you use something like CCleaner for starters, then if it's just these videos or images or whatever you want to get rid of, that's just old-fashioned organisation and tidy up.
     
  17. thehippoz

    thehippoz What's a Dremel?

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    actually write a vbs script to delete the files or folder.. then have it execute at certain times (login, every hour, ect..) with the task scheduler- something like this would work (I know it's lazy but who cares for only a few dirs)

    Code:
    target = "C:\Users\'User'\AppData\Roaming\Macromedia\Flash Player\macromedia.com\support\flashplayer\sys"
    target1 = "C:\Users\'User'\AppData\Roaming\Macromedia\Flash Player\#SharedObjects\XXXXXX"
    target2 = "C:\Users\'User'\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\xxxxxxxx.default"
    
    TargetFolder = "C:\Users\'User'\AppData\Local\Temp\*.*" 
    
    on error Resume Next
    Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
    
        fso.DeleteFolder target
        fso.DeleteFolder target1
        fso.DeleteFolder target2
                WScript.Sleep 5000
        fso.CreateFolder target
        fso.CreateFolder target1
        fso.CreateFolder target2
    
    Const DeleteReadOnly = True
    Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
    objFSO.DeleteFile(TargetFolder), DeleteReadOnly
    
    copy and save it as vbs (like clean.vbs).. I have my temp files cleaned like this every logon and around 1am otherwise it gets to be a big waste of space
     
  18. Volund

    Volund Am I supposed to care?

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    Don't use private browsing, just tweak your settings manually.
     
  19. Dude111

    Dude111 An Awesome Dude

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    Well PRIVATE BROWSING works quite well (Nothing is saved @ all)

    But if deleting temp files is what your after,DISK CLEANER is for you!

    www.diskcleaner.nl/download

    I have been using this FOR ALONG TIME and i love it :)


    Good luck!
     
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  20. thehippoz

    thehippoz What's a Dremel?

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    any site with flash is still recorded by the plugin..

    go into those directories in the script further up.. you'll see all your mis deeds in there- only bad thing about nuking those directories is any flash games you play will lose anything saved
     

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