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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:


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.


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.

#4 raidencmc

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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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