Hello All,

 I'm looking for a script to delete Java cache files. I have to remote into user's pc to delete the cache once in a while and would be nice to delete it through script.


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you would need to run the script as logged-in user since that is in the profile area. 

del %HOMEPATH%\appdata\LocalLow\Sun\Java\Deployment\cache\6.0\*.* /s /q

You can create a batch file and run it invisible this way:

Answered 01/14/2015 by: SMal.tmcc
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  • I created the script

    del %HOMEPATH%\appdata\LocalLow\Sun\Java\Deployment\cache\6.0\*.*
    kscript file: "c:\windows\system32\wscript.exe"
    Parameters: javacachedelete.vbs.
    I even run it on the test PC and the only thing works is the batch file. VBS does nothing.
    • I fogot I added /s/q and still does not work through kace.
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ok your vbs code needs to be
CreateObject("Wscript.Shell").Run "Javacachedel.bat",0,True
the Javaschedel.bat needs to be
del %HOMEPATH%\appdata\LocalLow\Sun\Java\Deployment\cache\6.0\*.* /s /q
create a script and add both those as dependencies.
now when you create your launch a program

File: (yes the double quotes are necessary for this to work)

Answered 01/14/2015 by: SMal.tmcc
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  • make sure this is a online script and you select "windows run as" = logged-in user
  • the reason I have my launch that way is the kbot file structure is generated by the id number of the script so that is a not a fixed constant. To get around that I use the variable $(KACE_DEPENDENCY_DIR) as the launch directory of the program, that way the kbox knows the id and can go there to start the call. I then call the program with quotes to trick the engine into calling an executable in another location, otherwise it will try to launch wscript from the $(KACE_DEPENDENCY_DIR) and fail. and since cmd interpreter is in the $(KACE_DEPENDENCY_DIR) when it starts the "wscript.exe script.vbs" it finds the parameter in that directory and runs the vbs file.
    • Thank you so much it works. I guess I forgot the .bat in vbs and run as logon user.
      • thats why I like to post it in pictures or code, it helps you compare to find the difference, the scripts do not forgive code errors
      • always remember any script that has a user level environment variable like %homepath%, %APPDATA%, %USERPROFILE%, etc has to be run as user, the system has no clue what those stand for.
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