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Batch cleanup of temp files, part 2

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Here is a faster method on how to do this than described in Adesh Rampat's tip Batch cleanup of temp files.

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You can use the Deltree command to remove unwanted files and directories. Deltree from Windows 95/98 and DOS will work with all the MS operating systems I know of and will remove unwanted files.

It should be used with great care though; it will also ignore system security and will remove folders that have become locked in no-man's-land that the operating system will not allow you to delete!

Example:

cdtemp
deltree /y *.*

This was first published in August 2003

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