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Any Computer People Here?
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I’m looking for ways to delete information off my computer.  ie: ipconfig /flushdns to flush visited websites.

I don’t need to buy software when I can use a simple command.

Any suggestions?

Eat the food, use the wrong verbs, and end up getting charged double.

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Don had something really good, and I used it, but then I ended up with a brand new computer.
Hopefully Don will check in here and help you out.

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Crap Cleaner, www.ccleaner.com
For spyware, www.adaware.com
Both are free downloads. I’ve been using them for over a year now with no problems. Also, if you’re using Opera web browser, you can go Tools—> Delete Private Data, but CCleaner does all of that and more.

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I’m looking for ways to delete information off my computer.  ie: ipconfig /flushdns to flush visited websites.

I don’t need to buy software when I can use a simple command.

Any suggestions?
MB,
Think the main question here is… what kind of information do you want to delete?
Addware/spyware/unused files/etc

That said, Don made good suggestions. For Spyware I would add Spybot Search and Destroy as both programs seem to clean up some spyware that the other leaves.

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I’m looking for commands to delete information from windows.  For example, autocomplete information that is stored.  I don’t want any software for that because there should be a way to do this with a windows command.

I have spybot and adaware for the spyware.  Primarily, I want to delete my personal info from computers I use that are not mine.

Eat the food, use the wrong verbs, and end up getting charged double.

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Go to “tools” or “control panel” (for windows xp, internet explorer 7 for sure) click on ‘internet options”, click the “delete” button under “history” and then you will have 5 different options to delete cookies, autocomplete, forms, etc;. Hope this helps.
 

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Already know that one.  It’s not very efficient.  It leaves info in the dns cache. 

I want to delete autocomplete and other info that shows where I’ve been online.

Eat the food, use the wrong verbs, and end up getting charged double.