Script to clear browsing history and cache for IE, Firefox and Chrome


Recently I wrote a couple of scripts to clear the browsing history and cache for IE, Firefox and Chrome

Internet Explorer (Powershell)

$t_path_7 = "C:\Users\$env:username\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files"
$c_path_7 = "C:\Users\$env:username\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Caches"
$d_path_7 = "C:\Users\$env:username\Downloads"

$temporary_path =  Test-Path $t_path_7
$check_cache =    Test-Path $c_path_7
$check_download = Test-Path $d_path_7

if($temporary_path -eq $True -And $check_cashe -eq $True -And $check_download -eq $True)
{
    echo "Clean history"
    RunDll32.exe InetCpl.cpl,ClearMyTracksByProcess 1

    echo "Clean Temporary internet files"
    RunDll32.exe InetCpl.cpl,ClearMyTracksByProcess 8
    (Remove-Item $t_path_7\* -Force -Recurse) 2> $null
    RunDll32.exe InetCpl.cpl,ClearMyTracksByProcess 2

    echo "Clean Cache"
    (Remove-Item $c_path_7\* -Force -Recurse) 2> $null

    echo "Clean Downloads"
    (Remove-Item $d_path_7\* -Force -Recurse) 2> $null

    echo "Done"
}

Firefox (batchfile)

@echo off
set DataDir=C:\Users\%USERNAME%\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles
del /q /s /f "%DataDir%"
rd /s /q "%DataDir%"
for /d %%x in (C:\Users\%USERNAME%\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\*) do del /q /s /f %%x\*sqlite

and Chrome (batchfile)

@echo off
set ChromeDir=C:\Users\%USERNAME%\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data
del /q /s /f "%ChromeDir%"
rd /s /q "%ChromeDir%"

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