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thimker11

I did a search on "FileDelete", no hits.

AutoIt HELP example

FileDelete("D:\*.tmp")

worked.

These did not:

FileDelete ("C:\Users\####\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\")

FileDelete ("C:\Users\####\AppData\Local\Temp\")

FileDelete ("C:\Temporary Internet Files\")

FileDelete ("C:\Users\####\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Cookies\")

with or without trailing "*.*"

Why?

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BrewManNH

Try adding #RequireAdmin at the top of the script, it's probably a permissions issue for those folders.


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Thanks. Permissions sounds about right.

#RequireAdmin MIGHT have worked on one of the 3 folders, not C:Temporary Internet Files or C:Users####AppDataLocalTemp

There are now two new subfolders in C:Users###AppDataRoamingMicrosoftWindowsRecent

...CustomDestinations and ...AutomaticDestinations

so is there a switch for sub, as in DOS delete /s?

Edited by thimker11

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dany

Take a look at DirRemove and the recurse switch.


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