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    How To Erase A Folder's Contents With A Batch File

    I am using Eraser version 5.86.1. I wrote the batch script below which allows me to erase the Recycle Bin with the single-pass random data method, just by clicking on it. @echo off :: CLEARS RECYCLE BIN WITH 1 PASS OF PSEUDORANDOM DATA start "" "C:\Program Files\Heidi.ie\Eraser\eraserl.exe"...
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    Ask User To Resolve Locked Files Glitch

    Hi Overwriter, I wish I would have known about that Eraser Trac page before I started explaining this problem. I really don't want to have to re-explain it on that page if I don't have to. I wasn't clear from the messages above from Joel whether or not he found a problem in the code. It...
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    Ask User To Resolve Locked Files Glitch

    Hi Joel, You asked me to bump this thread to remind you to get back to this, so that's what I'm doing.
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    Index.Dat recovery there...of

    Sweet, I'll look forward to that option.
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    Ask User To Resolve Locked Files Glitch

    Yes, the files were still there after the restart. With the Ask User option checked, I have no problems. It restarts with all files erased including the index.dat files, just like it should. With the Ask User option unchecked, after the restart the files remain totally unaffected, and the...
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    Index.Dat recovery there...of

    Yeah Joel, you are correct. The Prefetch Folder is supposed to house pre-loaded files that help commonly used programs to to load and run faster. What I meant to recommend, was emptying that folder, if you have recently used a program that you don't want anybody else to know about...
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    Ask User To Resolve Locked Files Glitch

    I set up Eraser to erase many folders, but the following folders were the ones I was most concerned about C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Application Data\Microsoft\Office\Recent\ C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Cookies\ C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Local Settings\History\ C:\Documents and...
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    Ask User To Resolve Locked Files Glitch

    I have Windows XP, and here is a glitch in Eraser version 5.86.1, that I've noticed. Under General Preferences\Locked Files When I check both, "Enable resolving of file locking (try clearing after restart), and "Ask User", Eraser deletes the temp folders that I've instructed it to, except for...
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    Index.Dat recovery there...of

    I thought I'd mention some programs that I use to view and delete index.dat files. The first is Index Dat Spy found at : http://www.stevengould.org/index.php?op ... &Itemid=88 The second is PSPad found at: http://www.pspad.com/en The third is Super Winspy found at...
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