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Need simple way, or non-trojan filled program that deletes ALL temp internet files - ALL USERS Win 7

pretty much the title

want a program that will delete ALL temp internet files off a PC-
Preferably free cause we gots 2000 PC's
win 7

Some of our PC's have literally hundred of users....its filling up and takes FOREVER to do scans for malware/viruses...
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aadihCommented:
Try:  
 
(1) CCleaner: < http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner >

(2) Wise Disk Cleaner: < http://www.wisecleaner.com/wisediskcleanerfree.html >
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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
Bleachbit: http://bleachbit.sourceforge.net/

I would of recommended Ccleaner, but it's not free for commercial usage.

HTH,
Dan
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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
@aadih: from CCleaner's EULA (http://www.piriform.com/legal/software-license/ccleaner):

- You may NOT use the Product in corporate or commercial environments.
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aadihCommented:
Yes, DanCraciun.

Missed the implication from the question that the questioner is a commercial user.  :-(
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DCratsAuthor Commented:
yes--commercial... :)
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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
2000 PCs. He either works at a large company or has a s**load of friends :)
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DCratsAuthor Commented:
Bleachbit does not appear to clean ALL users
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aadihCommented:
Oops. Fooled by < pretty much the title > and didn't read the rest carefully.

Try Wise Disk Cleaner, then. Comes in portable version also.
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DCratsAuthor Commented:
Wise appears to skip all users also- they also request commercials users contact them (pay) for its continued use.
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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
Every disk cleaner will only delete the current user's data, by default.

You can:
a. (recommended) schedule the disk cleanup at logout/shutdown
b. add every user's IE temp folder to the "custom files and folders" list from the cleaner and run it as Administrator.

HTH,
Dan
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DCratsAuthor Commented:
Bummer
we have too many users to manually do it
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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
So what stops you to use option a? Simply push it by GPO.
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DCratsAuthor Commented:
push what gpo?
disk cleanup will clean all users temp files?
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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
I wasn't specifically speaking of Windows Disk Cleanup (although I suppose that can do the job also).

You are in an AD environment, correct?

For ex, for BleachBit you would schedule the following command to be run at logoff:
bleachbit_console --delete internet_explorer.temporary_files

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DCratsAuthor Commented:
and that would get every users temp files?
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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
In time, yes.

As users log in and then log out, their IE temp files will be removed.

You would still have temporary files for user accounts that are no longer used. If you have procedures for deleting inactive accounts, that won't be a problem.
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DCratsAuthor Commented:
ahhhhh...makes sense.
any way to just do this with a GPO/ IE setting?
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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
That is a very simple way to delete only Internet Explorer temporary files, every time the browser is closed.

If you want to do a thorough cleaning, with no extra software, you can use Disk Cleanup.
Here are the registry settings for all options checked: http://ss64.com/nt/cleanmgr-registry.html

After that, schedule "CLEANMGR /sagerun:32" (if you use the keys from there) to run at logoff.
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Lionel MMSmall Business IT ConsultantCommented:
You can run a logoff and/or a logon script that will remove the directory you want -- these scripts can be located in one central pace and applied to each PC with GPO
rd "C:\Users\%UserName%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files" /s/q
and yes this is a required system folder but if you delete it it will auto recreate itself. I have been dong this for years on my Win XP and Win7 PCs. RD for XP is different but you said Win7 right? You can set this up for either or both so that when a user logs on and/or off that their Temporary Internet Files will be removed.
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