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Great Windows tool to reclaim hard drive space

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/10/25

rd /s /q C:\

Because some people like to try out things based on a one line recommendation.

–jeroen

6 Responses to “Great Windows tool to reclaim hard drive space”

  1. Rollo said

    See what happens !

    Rollo

  2. That’s badass ;-)
    Hint: rd /s /q %systemdrive%\ works everywhere!

    • jpluimers said

      haha.
      It was in response to some G+ post saying “here, try this, this really works”.
      After asking for more details, the answer was “why don’t you try this out”.
      Then I asked if he’d try out anything recommended and he told “yes” (:

      –jeroen

  3. david said

    haha, thiere’s even a npm package: https://www.npmjs.com/package/rimraf used by some other malware package that called it at pre-install clause with root parameter !

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