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reading & deleting index.dat files #132043
01/13/05 12:57 AM
01/13/05 12:57 AM
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smokumchevy  Offline OP
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Joined: Feb 2003
Posts: 60
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Anyone have a free utility for dummies that allow you to read and/or delete index.dat files???

I'm no angel, and wld like to clean up my hard drive a bit.

thks,
Greg

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Re: reading & deleting index.dat files #132044
01/15/05 11:28 AM
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To view index.dat files just open them with notepad or word...(most of what you see won't make much sense)

To delete index.dat files: Boot to "safe mode with command prompt
Type cd\ then hit the enter key (this will take you back to the root directory C [Linked Image]
Then at the c:type del index.dat /s then hit the enter key

Be warned that this will delete all index.dat files on your system


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