Evaluation version: with Delenda remove files older than 7 days automatically Delenda software deletes files by date older than a certain number of days in selected folders or transfers expired data to archive folders based on file creation, modification or last access date. Easily remove files over x days old; if you create or receive files that for legal matters you must suppress after 1 month, Delenda will automatically suppress those files for you. It allows also to move expired files to archive destination keeping a shortcut on source source location linked to new storage location.

Ability to customize purge time and keep time by folder, permanently display the number of files in each folder or structure and schedule cleaning tasks daily or on demand. Optionally used as a Windows NT / 2000 / 2003 Windows XP service or in command line mode for ex. to delete log or expired files older than 7 days via batch processing to be easily integrated in automated file administration processes.

Delenda storage-management software for network servers is designed to also automatically remove Macintosh files stored on NT/W2K/XP file servers and provides a report log for file suppression/move tasks.  Frequently Asked Questions Licensing

3 methods available for periodic cleansing, deleting or moving files: delete old files immediately, process old files and move them into Recycle Bin, transfer old files toward another archive folder. Deletion parameters by folder for more flexibility and option to include sub-folders in deletion activities                                     Special Offer : 10 licenses pack! (only 650$US)     

Delenda main windows: displays the directories and the options selected for file removal, purge recycler folder windows 2000 

Main Features

The production of newspapers for example, generates lots of files that you need to regularly delete :  temporary editorial texts, news agencies stories, unused pages, etc.

With Delenda program you do auto deletion of files within a given directory,  easily suppress old files,  daily remove documents in a set of folders or move/archive files based on time on a workstation or on a server.

Operational systems: Windows 95/98/ME/NT4/2000/2003/XP.
Able to remove files in sub-folders

How to move old files from a directory: 
the program selects files to delete or move using the modification date, last access or the creation date, optionally deletes read only files.

Option to delete all files of a folder only if all the files are obsolete (i.e. no files are deleted if there exists a file of the folder which is not obsolete)

You can set the daily hour for purge
and " keep time" for files in each folder; for example, erase files older than 24 hours in a folder, older than 48 hours in a second folder, etc.

Delenda can automatically remove Macintosh files stored on NT/W2K/XP file server (Mac filenames can contain Windows invalid characters like: /, \, *, <, >, ", |, ?)
Options allow you to send deleted files to Recycle Bin and create a daily report log . Language: English, French

Select folders for file purge or move   

Add a folder in the list with right click or select Folders main menu. Then select submenu Add a new folder. Add the new folder before or after the selected folder. 
Remove a folder from with right click on folders list or select Folders main menu and submenu Remove the selected folder from the list or press DEL key to remove it from the list . 
To modify a folder or its settings, right click or use menus or double-click on it 
You can use Delenda for example to empty cookies directory, temp folders or log folders.

Choosing folders in configuration menu to select the directories you need to clean    Get it from CNET Download.com!

Folders settings : how do I remove old files?

Files keep time be set for each folder in the list. You can delete files older than 24 hours in a folder, older than 48 hours in a second folder, etc. Choose the value that you need (in hours), for example to delete or move files older than 6 months.

You can include or not subfolders for each folder in the list and use file modification date [M],  file creation date [C] or last access date to investigate old files to delete or to transfer. 

 3 methods available for deleting or moving files choosing a destination:
- delete old files immediately - file cleanser
- delete old files and move them in Recycle Bin 
- move old files toward another archive folder.  If selected, choose a destination.
Option to delete empty sub-folders; works also for empty subfolders deletion in command line.

Setting folder options with Delenda program to cleanup your folders

You  can use it to delete files permanently or automatically mode files to another folder,
 only delete files older than certain date


Options to manage log files of Delenda, keep a list of files suppressed or moved
Delenda will report names of deleted/moved files into a log file if Archive deleting operations in Log files is selected.
You can define your folder to store daily logs.

Menu Logs/Check Logs (F1 key) opens the last Log file in your browser. To display a previous Log file click on its date in the small displayed window.
Of course Delenda can also remove automatically old logs;    you just need to enter the number of days to keep log files (Logs/Remove Log files automatically).

Running Delenda

After configuration, you can purge or dispatch defined folders immediately, checking option Purge now and stop and click on the Start button.
If the option Purge now and stop is not checked, the Start button begins the waiting process until the next purge time. Old files are deleted or moved when purge time is reached. 

When waiting purge time, Delenda counts regularly the number of files in folders (including or not subfolders according settings) and updates the Total files column.

Count/update cycle can be set from 1 to 60 seconds and allows to display total files by folder or tree. When number increases (or decrease), an up (or down) arrow is displayed in the Total files column. If a folder is unknown, label unknown is displayed in the Total files column.
Counting / updating are not active when Delenda window is minimized in Systray (but of course the program can delete or move files even when it is minimized in the Systray).

To begin waiting and counting process when Delenda is running, check the corresponding option in menu Configuration/Automatic start up.
Minimize the main window to put the program icon in the Systray and avoid to display the program in the Taskbar.
Double click on the Systray icon or right click and select Show main window to maximize the main window.

The program is able to delete Macintosh files using 'forbidden' characters for Windows :
Opened files can not be deleted. You can use the software in command line or in a batch file to delete or transfer files older than a certain date for example to separate current log files from unwanted old logs. 

Download Delenda v2.4 (2239 Kb) Version complete for evaluation; Non registered version works on two folders.
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Delenda software deletes files based on date or elapsed time criteria, cleans up outdated log files, eliminates logs older than 2 weeks

Global settings

Cleaning tool Delenda offers several parameters in Configuration menu:

An option to delete read only files : check Delete read only files.  you can use the possibility to delete the files in a folder only if all are obsolete : check Purge only if all files are obsolete option - using this option, no files will be deleted in a folder if at least one file is recent.
Offers an option to specify the  purge time and the days of the week when it must be done : check Set purge time 
A popup in the Set time between updates sub menu to change the time interval between screen update (1 to 60 seconds)

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