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    Freeware Windows cleanup utility

    I've rented an apartment here on holiday in Tashkent. The landlord has set up a basic Windows PC for me with modem Internet access. When I leave I want to clean up the PC (remove temp files, cookies, Web files, etc). Is there a freeware utility that I can download to do this? It needs to be small in size as i've only got a modem!

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    http://www.ccleaner.com/

    Will probably do the trick.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skinleech
    http://www.ccleaner.com/

    Will probably do the trick.

    Yeh thats what I use. Comes highly recommended from me. Just make sure you back up the registry incase you clean up and then find out a program wont load or something. The program asks you to do this before it makes any changes so it's just a simple choose a folder and save job.

    Personally I've never had any probs like this but better safe than sorry.

    CCleaner also has regular updates which is another good thing about it.
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    Thanks, guys. I've downloaded it and will run it before I vacate the apartment.

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    ad-aware is also great
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    Create a brand new user account, then when you are ready to leave, log in as an admin and delete the profile from the disk.
    That's how I would do it - with a secure deletion tool, after verifying there are no keyloggers, and not use any sensitive login info at all.
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