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Old 04-05-2005, 06:32 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi all,
Is it possible to get a program that deletes all deleted files? B/c I had this with System Mechanic, (system shield) and now it just doesn't seem to work. It seemed to always clean up about 4-6gigs of space for me. Are there any other utilities like that out there? if so, please paste a link here!

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Your just asking for trouble with those programs.I wouldnt bother with them. Why do you need/want to delete them for? Before you know it, you will be asking us how to get back your deleted file(s). Be careful
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Well, when I highlight all the folders in my own drive, (C it shows 10.5gigs used. The it says in C: under properties that I only have 244mb free. What should I do?
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I C drive your primary harddrive where your program files are located?
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Yes, the stupid script here made it a smiley face...
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What is the capacity of your harddrive? From the manufacturer? Looks like around 12gb? to 15gb?
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its a 20gig fireball.
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Try doing a disk cleanup, compress your harddrive, if your running xp, go to diskmgmt.msc and see if there is unallocated space, if so, format it.
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I should format my hard drive!? Ok, but is there a way for it to delete everything except for Windows XP Proffesional?
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formatting unallocated spacw will not fomat your whole harddrive, just the unallocated space, when its finished, there will be another drive listed.
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