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Alternatives to ATF


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#1 raidencmc

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 04:01 PM

In most of the help I have received from you guys many have recommended using ATF. I accidentally removed my copy and tried to download it from attribune.org and it was not available. I looked around here and saw you guys were still telling people to use it so it must still be worth using. How do I get a copy or are there alternatives?

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 05:22 PM

I like Temp File Cleaner by OldTimer. :)

Info is here: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/files/file/187-tfc-temp-file-cleaner-by-oldtimer/

If you still want to use ATF Cleaner, you can get it here:

http://majorgeeks.com/ATF_Cleaner_d4949.html

But I don't think ATF Cleaner has been updated for several years, so I would recommend Temp File Cleaner by OldTimer instead.

Edited by Akashi, 02 November 2011 - 05:42 PM.


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Posted 03 November 2011 - 09:01 AM

TFC only cleans temp folders. TFC will not clean URL history, prefetch, or cookies.

 TFC will completely clear all temp files where other temp file cleaners may fail.

http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/files/file/187-tfc-temp-file-cleaner-by-oldtimer/

You will need to use other methods to delete non-temp files.
ATF is available through Major Geeks-that link has been posted by Akashi.

ATF does have an option to delete temp files but it does not remove them all. When I run ATF I use TFC after ATF completes deletion. TFC always finds files that ATF did not remove.

Edited by Queen-Evie, 03 November 2011 - 09:14 AM.


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Posted 03 November 2011 - 02:53 PM

I tried TFC and it ran forever and never ended. I ended up shutting it down and rebooting. After the reboot my pc was not working the same and I ended up doing a system restore. I ran it in safe mode and am not sure if that was the problem. After posting this I ran TFC again (not in safe mode) and it worked fine.




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