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#1 Xraythree

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Posted 10 April 2009 - 03:14 PM

Do any of you have suggestions of a Good scrubber program to erase all caches and internet files that are no longer in use? I have to delete all files from the memory. I have found out that porn was downloaded to my computer from a friend of my sons and I need to erase it all - any suggestions would be helpful. thanks, ...
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#2 frankp316

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Posted 10 April 2009 - 06:01 PM

I use CCleaner to automatically clean junk & temp files. But don't use the registry cleaner.



http://www.ccleaner.com/

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Posted 10 April 2009 - 06:16 PM

Another alternative which doesn't include the Registry Cleaner is ATF Cleaner, which I think is recommended over CCleaner because of the fact that Registry Cleaners can sometimes cause problems (Simplest explanation I can offer), here is the link, click on the red text "ATF Cleaner" - http://www.atribune.org/index.php?option=c...5&Itemid=25

You can't delete specific files with each of these but you can specify areas like Temporary Files, History and Cache, although if you use Vista with this tool you have to right click the program and select "Run as administrator" to delete Windows Temp files as it explains on the link above

Edited by woodyblade, 10 April 2009 - 06:17 PM.


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Posted 10 April 2009 - 09:14 PM

I advise you to run scans with your antivirus/antimalware scanners. Those types of sites are notorious for having viruses ride along with them. Your system could possibly be infected.
If you want to make sure you system is clean, you can start a topic in the Am I infected? What do I do? forum. The malware removal experts will tell you what programs you need to run and if you are infected will help you get your system clean.

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Posted 11 April 2009 - 01:38 AM

CCleaner is the best cache cleaner and supports most broswers. It can clean the cache alright but then you dont know, where did he saved the porn material on your hard disk. So try searching for Video or Image files on your hard disk created in last one week.

You may want to use a firewall that has child safety components to block out porn, drugs related websites etc.

Or You may want to use FREE OpenDNS and make settings to block pornographic and other kind of malware sites. If you dont know already, OpenDNS blocks conficker :thumbsup:

http://www.ccleaner.com/
http://www.opendns.com/

Edited by Romeo29, 11 April 2009 - 01:43 AM.


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Posted 11 April 2009 - 05:29 AM

The big advantage of CCleaner is it can be set up to automatically clean cookies, temp files, junk files & the recycle bin each time you boot up. I don't think you can do that with ATF. But don't use the registry cleaner.

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Posted 11 April 2009 - 08:23 AM

I should have mentioned I prefer CCleaner over ATF and don't use the Registry Cleaner, but just offered ATF Cleaner as the alternative :thumbsup:

Obviously up to the user what they want to use.




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