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Add "Remove Temp Files" to Right-Click Menu

Clear and erase your Temporary Files Easily

Free-up more space in your Hard drive! After Reading some questions on How to Clean / Remove temporary files manually in Windows Vista and XP. Thankfully, Something pops-up in my head, If I will create a small program or script and be able to delete the temporary files in just one click, That would be Great!

Command For Clearing Internet Explorer Temp Files, Click here

Delete %Temp% files and folders (User Temp Folder), and Windows Temp Folder in Windows Vista

If WScript.Arguments.Count > 0 Then
Set objApp = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
objApp.Run "cmd.exe /c " & Chr(34) & "rmdir /S /Q %temp%" & Chr(34)
objApp.Run "cmd.exe /c " & Chr(34) & "rmdir /S /Q %SystemRoot%\temp" & Chr(34)
Else
Set objLaunch = CreateObject("Shell.Application")
objLaunch.ShellExecute "wscript.exe", Chr(34) & WScript.ScriptFullName & Chr(34) & " RunAsAdmin", , "runas", 1
End If

Open Notepad > Just Copy and Paste the Code Above and Save the the file to Any filename that you want with extension ".vbs"

e.g. deltempfiles.vbs

Or If you're afraid to commit a mistake, just Download the files,

Vb Script Files To Remove Temp Files

Adding the Script to Context Menu:

1. Download WinBubble

2. If you prefer to manually add the entry to Computer, Desktop, Start Menu, Folders Context Menu, Read here:

Adding your applications to Context Menu (Right-Click Menu)

3. Using WinBubble:

Go to Miscellaneous Tab > Click the Computer Button > Type Any Name. In this guide, let's try "Remove Temp Files" > Click the Browse Button and locate the VB Script File > Add wscript.exe before the path and enclosed the path in a quotation mark (").

Name: Remove Temp Files

Command: wscript.exe "C:\Tools\deltempfiles.vbs"

Click the Add Button. That's it!

Deleting %Temp% Folder Files Only

C:\Users\[UserName]\AppData\Local\Temp

If you want to clear the User's temporary Folder only because UAC will not prompt to elevate the command:

Repeat the steps from 1 to 3 and use the script below:

Set objApp = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
objApp.Run "cmd.exe /c " & Chr(34) & "rmdir /S /Q %temp%" & Chr(34)

Download: VbScript Files To Clean your Temp Files

Also, you can use this to clear your Personal Temp Folder when Windows Starts. Just drag the Shortcut to Start Menu > All Programs > Start Up Folder.

That's it!

Want to learn How it was created?

Read this first:

How to Run VBScripts as Administrator in Windows Vista

Enjoy!!!

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2 Comments:

LawrenceAlbert said...

Updated due to the problems in the download links.

Good Day!

Lawrence Albert said...

you can manually clear it out:
rmdir /S /Q %temp%
rmdir /S /Q %SystemRoot%\temp

Enjoy!

 

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