Remove temporary files from all profiles via script

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The below script will remove temporary internet files and temp files from user profiles located on a Windows PC or server.

Copy the below code and rename with a .bat extension. e.g. remove.bat

Please test on a PC before providing to a live environment.

REM @echo off
REM – This script searches through profiles and removes temporary internet files and temp files.

set HDRIVE=c:
set HPATH=Documents and Settings

%HDRIVE%
cd \%HPATH%
REM – This line sets up the loop for the script
for /d %%i in (*) do call :ifthen %%i

goto end

REM – The below command checks for the temporary internet files directory.
:ifthen

 if exist “%HDRIVE%\%HPATH%\%1\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5” call :ContentDelete1 %1
 if exist “%HDRIVE%\%HPATH%\%1\windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5” call :ContentDelete2 %1
 if exist “%HDRIVE%\%HPATH%\%1\Local Settings\temp” call :TempDelete %1
goto :EOF
REM – The below code removes all folders located at ‘Profile\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5’
REM – It then returns back to the line that it was called from.
:ContentDelete1

 cd “%HDRIVE%\%HPATH%\%1\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5”
 if exist “%HDRIVE%\%HPATH%\%1\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5” for /d %%n in (*) do rd /s /q “%%n”
 if exist “%HDRIVE%\%HPATH%\%1\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5” del /q “%HDRIVE%\%HPATH%\%1\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\*”
 goto :EOF

REM – The below code removes all folders located at ‘windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5’
:ContentDelete2
 cd “%HDRIVE%\%HPATH%\%1\windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5”
 if exist “%HDRIVE%\%HPATH%\%1\windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5” for /d %%n in (*) do rd /s /q “%%n”
 if exist “%HDRIVE%\%HPATH%\%1\windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5” del /q “%HDRIVE%\%HPATH%\%1\windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\*”

goto :EOF

REM – The below code removes all folders located at ‘windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5’
:TempDelete
 cd “%HDRIVE%\%HPATH%\%1\Local Settings\Temp”
 if exist “%HDRIVE%\%HPATH%\%1\Local Settings\Temp” for /d %%n in (*) do rd /s /q “%%n”
 if exist “%HDRIVE%\%HPATH%\%1\Local Settings\Temp” del /q “%HDRIVE%\%HPATH%\%1\Local Settings\Temp\*”

goto :EOF

:end

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