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I want to create a simple batch file to delete some directories

Can anyone create a simple batch file that will delete EVERYTHING in these directories without user prompts?

C:\Documents and Settings\lpyzr\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files
C:\Documents and Settings\lpyzr\Local Settings\Temp
C:\Documents and Settings\lpyzr\Local Settings\History

I am on Windows 2000
Windows BatchMicrosoft DOSWindows 2000

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tbirkhimer

8/22/2022 - Mon
MidnightOne

Try this:
rd "%userprofile%\local settings\temporary internet files\content.ie5" /s/q
rd "%userprofile%\local settings\history\history.ie5" /s/q
del "%temp%\*.*" /s/f/q
del "%tmp%\*.*" /s/f/q

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tbirkhimer

No that doesn't work.

I tried modifying your code to just one line:



C:\>del "C:\Documents and Settings\lpyzr\local settings\temporary internet files\*.*" /s/f/q


and the output:
C:\Documents and Settings\lpyzr\local settings\temporary internet files\Content.IE5\index.dat The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process.

Is there anyway to just skip that dir? I am only concerned about the 10,000+ files on each one of my 150 machines that are in the "temporary internet files" dir. They are just misc jpgs, htm, gif, ... etc

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zabu99

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tbirkhimer

zabu99 - This doesn't seem to work. I changed lines 16 and 17 to reflect my profile, but the files still remain.
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