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Zaphodbeeblebrox

Speed up deletion of Windows.old

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Hi there,

 

just watched CCleaner take 15 minutes to delete Windows.old which seems to go file by file by file...

 

Why not speed up the process by executing something like:

 

del /f/s/q foldername > nul           //quick delete of files
rmdir /s/q foldername                  //remove directory and structure

 

regards

Zaphod

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15 minutes is good.  In my experience, it's taken a lot longer than that.

CC has always taken ages, whereas I find CLEANMGR does the job nicely in removing Windows.old

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