We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
5,208 Software Downloads

CleanupFiles 1.0

CleanupFiles is a tiny command-line tool which deletes files based on their last modified dates.

Use the program like this:

cleanupfiles c:\mydocs 7

where the first parameter is the path you'd like to examine, and the second is the maximum age (in days) for whatever documents you'd like to keep.

So if you created a batch file or shortcut with the example above, for instance, it would check the contents of the c:\mydocs folder and delete everything with a last modified date of more than a week ago.

While this can be very useful as a means of deleting, say, log files, the program will just as happily wipe system or program files. And anything it deletes won't end up in the Recycle Bin, so you have no second chances. Use it with extreme care.

Platforms: Windows 2000, Windows 7 (32 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit), Windows Server, Windows Vista (32 bit), Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows XP
Version: 1.0
Licence: Freeware
Manufacturer: Handle-iT
Date Added: {ts '2011-09-30 09:51:00'}


IDG UK Sites

Three buys O2 to become UK's largest network

IDG UK Sites

CarPlay and Android Auto: only a stepping stone to a fully connected car

IDG UK Sites

Microsoft's HoloLens hands-on review

IDG UK Sites

OS X Yosemite vs Windows 10: The Mac and PC operating systems go head to head UPDATED