Off hand, I don't...you can certainly automate clearing freespace on shutdown (at least, if you have Windows XP Pro--not sure how you'd do it in WinXP Home or older OS's) using a shutdown script. I do exactly that on my system.carleraser said:Thank you Kythe. I will go through those steps 1-4 tonight. Do you know of any way to set it up so that it gets erased "on demand" with the other items I regularly erase ? like : Documentsandsettings/JoeSmith/ApplicationData/....?