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I use this script to clean history, cookies and cache(Temporary Internet Files) for all users AND it should also clean the temp dir BUT there seems to be something wrong.

2 things get mixed up I think, the %temp% variable (= D:\TEMP in my environment) AND the users temp dir in the %userprofile%

:: Works on Win XP  -and-  on Win 7

@echo off

Set "RegKey=HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList"
set "regkey2=HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\shell folders"

call:getspecialfolders "Cache, History, Cookies"

For /f "tokens=*" %%? in (
 'Reg.exe QUERY "%RegKey%" ^|findstr /ric:"\S-1-5-21-[0-9]*-[0-9]*-[0-9]*-[0-9]*$"'
 ) do (
 For /f "tokens=2,*" %%A in (
 'Reg.exe QUERY "%%?" /v ProfileImagePath ^|find /i "ProfileImagePath"'
 ) do call:Go %%B

start ""/w "%windir%\system32\RunDll32.exe" InetCpl.cpl,ClearMyTracksByProcess 255

:end ***

   call Set "Target=%*"
   If EXIST "%Target%" call:Clear "%Target%"
exit /b 0

REM echo.&echo.%~1\%$$Cache%
   pushD "%~1\%$$Cache%" &&(
   rmdir /S /Q .

REM echo.&echo.%~1\%$$History%\History.IE5
REM    pushD "%~1\%$$History%\History.IE5" &&(
REM    rmdir /S /Q .
REM    popD)2>C:\test1_History_IE.txt

REM echo.&echo.%~1\%$$History%
   pushD "%~1\%$$History%" &&(
   rmdir /S /Q .

REM echo.&echo.%~1\%$$Cookies%
   pushD "%~1\%$$Cookies%" &&(
   rmdir /S /Q .

   pushD "%~1\%$$temp%" &&(
   rmdir /S /Q .
exit /b 0

   Set "FoldersToClear=%~1"

   For %%* in (%FoldersToClear%) Do (
     For /f "tokens=2,*" %%A in (
     'reg.exe query "%regkey2%" /v %%* ^|find /i "%%~*"'
     ) do Call:sf1 "%%~B" "%%~*"
   Call:sf2 "%temp%" "temp" "%userprofile%"
exit /b 0

   Call set "sf=%~1"
   Call set "$$%~2=%%sf:%userprofile%\=%%"
exit /b 0

   Call set "sf=%~1"
   call Set "usr=%~dpns3"
   Call set "$$%~2=%%sf:%usr%\=%%"
exit /b 0

BUT somehow I can't get the last "temp part" to function so it cleans the %temp% (D:\Temp in my environment) and also to find all "temp dir's" in the %userprofile%.

ie. this for instance does work for %temp%:

PushD "%Temp%" && (
ATTRIB -S -H -R -A /D /S & (
For /f "Tokens=*" %%* in ('dir "%Temp%" /B') Do (
RD "%Temp%\%%*" /S /Q || Del /F /S /Q "%Temp%\%%*"))&PopD)2>c:\test0b_TEMP.txt

and this ie. works for the "user(s) temp":

::Set Search directory to "Documents and Settings" folder
(Set Target=%AllUsersProfile:~0,-10%)

title,Finding the Temp subfolders in %Target%&COLOR 9E

If EXIST "%Target%",(
  For /f "Tokens=*" %%* in ('dir "%Target%" /B') Do (
   cd/D "%target%\%%*\Local Settings\Temp" && (
   ATTRIB -S -H -R -A /D /S >nul & (
  For /f "Tokens=*" %%* in ('dir /B') Do (
   RD "%%*" /S /Q ||Del /F "%%*" )))>nul)

I hope some one can help me out in fixing the script, I think it's in the :sf2 and/or in combination with the %temp% part, somehow 2 things get mixed-up ("users temp" en "environment temp").

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possible related question:… – mailq Sep 8 '11 at 15:28
this is what I got/get with "my" script (nothing changed yet): C:\Documents and Settings\admin-lksvdd\D:\TEMP – APOC Sep 9 '11 at 10:52
Script works when: Default windows temp = used. So windows default set back to: %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Temp (for currentuser) and %SystemRoot%\Temp (system variable). Now how to fix the script so it will still work when none windows defaults are used (i.e. D:\TEMP) ... That's when things go horribly wrong :-( – APOC Sep 9 '11 at 10:55
up vote 0 down vote accepted

This seems to bee a work-around:

instead of

   pushD "%~1\%$$temp%" &&(
   rmdir /S /Q .


IF "%$$temp%"=="%$$temp:*:=%" (SET "tmppath=%~1\%$$temp%") ELSE SET "tmppath=%$$temp%"
   pushD "%tmppath%" &&(
   rmdir /S /Q .

credits go out to: Andriy M

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