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Last week I asked about how to remove unwanted Word tmp files. When word crashes
it leaves *.TMP files in in the temp dir defined in the path, and ~*.doc files
in the working dir.
Suggestions included periodically using 95's Find to delete the files (snag: not
automatic); using the utils NU Space Wizard or 4DOS, and a gloriously kludgy DOS
I think the best solution would be a Word macro activating on Word Exit using
the kill command on unwanted files. However, since I don't have time to write
it, I have used the shareware PDEL.EXE (Ira Jacobson's suggestion). By adding in
autoexec.bat the line
pdel *.tmp,~*.doc /ba /nm /s /d:(5
I delete at bootup all unwanted files more than five days old.
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