There are times when our system is used by someone on a particular date and we want to delete his created or modified files. Or we sometimes forget the place where we have saved our files on which we worked on a particular date and which are now useless for us. It is very difficult to find these files and delete them individually. And there are chances that we will not be able to locate all these files after this long process.
In solution to this, there is a freeware called Delete Files By Date which will let you delete files based on their created or modified date. It is compatible with windows 7, vista and xp, 2008, 2003, 2000, ME, 98 (32-bit and 64-bit versions). It does not need any software for its installation.
Delete Files By Date is a smart and compact tool which will help you find the files with multiple filters either by modified, created or accessed date. It also provides the option of searching for a particular type of file (may be doc or png).
It also provides the option of specifying the time to be precise. It also provides the option of searching between the range of a date, before a date or after a date. It also provides the option of searching files by size also. You can specify the size range, less or more. For example, i want to search for the modified files between the date 19 and 21 September 2010 in the time range of 12 AM and 12 PM and size range of 0 to 10 MB.
After setting all the details for finding, you just have to add the disc or folder in which you want to search for these types of files in the ‘Search Locations’ and click ‘Find’. Within a few minutes, you will get a list of files in ‘Search Results’ which you can delete in just a click of ‘Delete’. You can also cancel the process of searching in between if you want to.
You can also protect your tool by putting a password to it by going in the option ‘Settings’.
In short, it is a smart utility which will save all your time in finding and deleting files which are older than certain date and are of no use.
Also, read about similar article on Delete Unused Windows Files Automatically.