WinXP: Start>Search>Delete

Discussion in 'privacy problems' started by robb7thurston, Aug 16, 2008.

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  1. robb7thurston

    robb7thurston Registered Member

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    Does WinXP Search Reveal All Deep Caches (thus making them deletable)? For example, if I use Start>Search> WMP, then Delete, have I revealed and then deleted all WMP files? Is there a deep cache for the WMP, and if so, how can I find it to delete it? Will CCleaner delete it? ADVISE.
     
  2. Taliscicero

    Taliscicero Registered Member

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    I would recomend not deleteing any yourself if you don't know what you are doing. Just use CC with full options.
     
  3. Tarq57

    Tarq57 Registered Member

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    What exactly are you wanting to remove? The player itself, or any movies/music it has played, or the records of same, or something else?
    Be advised that selecting "delete" for any file doesn't actually delete it; it just removes the header information, making it invisible to windows explorer. Until it's been overwritten the information can still be recovered. And rather easily, too.
     
  4. robb7thurston

    robb7thurston Registered Member

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    Dear Tarq 57, 3DFireStarterR;
    Thanks a lot, the WMP was a hypothetical example, and you answered the problem.
    Robb
     
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