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Windows 7: Best software for removing all crud/tmp files and zeroing free space?

14 May 2013   #11
DanielSB

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks for all the posts! I will definitely give CCleaner a go (and also check out TFC while I'm at it).

You've been most helpful :) Thank you so much!


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14 May 2013   #12
kado897

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

You are welcome Daniel.
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14 May 2013   #13
DanielSB

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks for the CCEnhancer tip!

I have my initial cleaned snapshot set up with an SP1 installation at 8.3 GB. Very nice IMHO :)

FTR, CCleaner clearly wipes free space using zeros I use ZFS compression serverside, and can directly see the positive impact doing a wipe has.
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