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Anonymous
April 7, 2005 3:13:50 AM

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is there a way to empty the recycle bin upon logging off the system?

Many thanks.

Kent
April 7, 2005 7:11:18 AM

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> is there a way to empty the recycle bin upon logging off the system?
>
> Many thanks.
>
> Kent

I think you'd have to write a script and then use the group policy editor to
run it at logoff. I'm pretty sure you could do it in VBScript but I've never
seen it done.

Galen
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April 7, 2005 7:11:19 AM

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Hmm, bottom poster. Will add this to my todo list. It can be done. :o )

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"Galen" <galennews@gmail.com> wrote in message
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> In news:Ec45e.216$tK1.1930@news.uswest.net,
> Kent Shih <kentshih@yahoo.com> had this to say:
>
> My reply is at the bottom of your sent message:
>
>> is there a way to empty the recycle bin upon logging off the system?
>>
>> Many thanks.
>>
>> Kent
>
> I think you'd have to write a script and then use the group policy editor
> to run it at logoff. I'm pretty sure you could do it in VBScript but I've
> never seen it done.
>
> Galen
> --
> Signature changed for a moment of silence.
> Rest well Alex and we'll see you on the other side.
>
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April 7, 2005 8:18:05 AM

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Kelly <kelly@mvps.org> had this to say:

My reply is at the bottom of your sent message:

> Hmm, bottom poster. Will add this to my todo list. It can be done.

Yes it can, no one had one available for me to share. Ping me when you're
done, I'll beta it.

Galen
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Anonymous
April 8, 2005 12:59:21 AM

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G'day all;

Kent Shih wrote:
> is there a way to empty the recycle bin upon logging off the system?
Um, as others more learned than I have pointed out, there is...

But methinks that you probably should eschew such a move. I've had my bacon
saved more than once by being able to recover things mistakenly
deleted--under the best of intentions, of course.

The errors weren't discovered until I tried to reboot, and then only saved
because of "Safe Mode" and access to the recovery console..

But hey! That's probably something that only happens to a "know-it-all"
klutz like me...(:-o)!


Dusty
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April 8, 2005 5:32:52 AM

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> But hey! That's probably something that only happens to a
> "know-it-all" klutz like me...(:-o)!

Nah, it happens to me often enough to keep restore running just like it is
and to allow it all the space it needs to store files for as long as it
feels happy to do so. I seldom clean it out though I've a great deal of disk
space. Actually? This PC has been up and running since it's build date about
two months ago with only minimal reboots, no cleaning, no defrag, no
scandisk, and I've never once emptied the recycle bin. I'll test anything
though, that's just who I am. So it happens to people like me who know
nothing ;)  You don't have to 'know it all' to have your hide saved by the
recycle bin. Kind of like I'm surely not going to turn off the restore
feature. I may clone my drive often but that restore feature's going to come
in handy some day.

You know? It's amazing how well Windows XP actually runs when you just let
it do it's thing.

Galen
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Anonymous
April 8, 2005 4:00:49 PM

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> But methinks that you probably should eschew such a move. I've had my
> bacon saved more than once by being able to recover things mistakenly
> deleted--under the best of intentions, of course.

Pfft...the only thing the Recycle Bin has thought me is to hit Shift-Del
instead of just Del. I'm trying to get out of that habit.

:o )
April 10, 2005 6:04:46 AM

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Will do, Galen. :o )

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"Galen" <galennews@gmail.com> wrote in message
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> In news:%23IqAle0OFHA.2144@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl,
> Kelly <kelly@mvps.org> had this to say:
>
> My reply is at the bottom of your sent message:
>
>> Hmm, bottom poster. Will add this to my todo list. It can be done.
>
> Yes it can, no one had one available for me to share. Ping me when you're
> done, I'll beta it.
>
> Galen
> --
> Signature changed for a moment of silence.
> Rest well Alex and we'll see you on the other side.
>
!