DELETE Deletion System

DELETE Deletion System


Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
2.3
out of 10 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
1
File Size:
930.48KB
Date Added:
June 08, 2006
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Total Downloads:
35,884
Downloads Last Week:
1
Additional Requirements:
Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP, Direct X 4

Editors' review

This simplistic freeware application deletes files, but only when they're not considered to be in use by your system. DELETE Deletion System doesn't require installation, so you'll have to launch the executable file each time you want to use it. The program doesn't have a true user interface. It briefly displays its logo, then uses your system's Open Dialog box to find a file. No settings or options are offered.

The publisher promotes the program as solution for overriding the irritating message that a file is in use and can't be deleted, but in our tests, DELETE Deletion System failed to delete those so-called open files. It did delete files not in use, but since this is more easily accomplished with the standard Delete option in Windows, there's no real benefit to the program. Even though it's offered as freeware, DELETE Deletion System doesn't provide much value for any user.

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All User Reviews
  • All Versions:

    2.3

    out of 10 votes

    • 5 star: 1
    • 4 star: 2
    • 3 star: 1
    • 2 star: 1
    • 1 star: 5
  • Current Version:

    2.3

    out of 10 votes

    • 5 star: 1
    • 4 star: 2
    • 3 star: 1
    • 2 star: 1
    • 1 star: 5
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  • 1 stars

    "Deleting files in use"

    August 06, 2011   |   By Thomas_Sisson

    Version: DELETE Deletion System 1

    Pros

    It deletes files

    Cons

    It is not an uninstaller.

    Summary

    One should never delete a file in use; it can have serious system ramifications. Always find the process using the file and stop it before deleting the file in use. Otherwise, always be sure you are not deleting a necessary file.

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  • 1 stars

    "DOES NOT WORK - AND CANNOT DELETE TEH PROGRAM FILE"

    November 01, 2010   |   By Jushardy

    Version: DELETE Deletion System 1

    Pros

    None i could find

    Cons

    Whole programme does not function. Danger, do not downlaod

    Summary

    The program does not do anything and cannot remove the programme file from my computer!

    Thanks for nothing, hopefully when i find a real deletion programme can remove it!

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  • 1 stars

    "Waste of space"

    May 27, 2008   |   By The Jeepers Creepers

    Version: DELETE Deletion System 1

    Cons

    His delete button must be missing. Why have a program to exactly duplicate the actions of the delete key? If your delete key won't delete it niether will this usless program. (I only selected one star because you have to make a choice. Zero stars!!)

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  • 1 stars

    "Worthless, wish I could give it zero stars"

    May 16, 2008   |   By antipattern

    Version: DELETE Deletion System 1

    Cons

    Would be useful if you could select a directory. But alas, you can't.

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  • 5 stars

    "Works on some files (not on others)"

    October 24, 2007   |   By Frietag

    Version: DELETE Deletion System 1

    Pros

    I had a video file on my computer that somehow became garbaged and was undeletable. This program was able to delete it. It required no installation process, which was nice. And it was free.

    Cons

    From other reviews, it sounds like this program isn't 100% effective on all such files. But it obviously works on some of them, as I just proved. For my money (har!) that's good enough for 5 stars.

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  • 1 stars

    "Absolutely Useless"

    August 20, 2007   |   By sea-creature

    Version: DELETE Deletion System 1

    Pros

    its free

    Cons

    OK, I appreciate freeware. I appreciate people who are kind enough to share their hard work, but please, I don't think a computer without a simple "delete" button exists in this day and age. This software did NOT delete the file I am trying to delete (being used by another program). I was pretty sure it wouldn't work after reading previous reviews, but cannot believe people who give it more than 1 star, even though they KNOW it didn't do what it was designed to do. CNET editors, after saying "DELETE Deletion System failed to delete those so-called open files" how can you still give this 3 stars? It should be removed from your site!

    ***sorry for abuse FireFight FM, I'm obviously frustrated that I cannot remove this f¤%""n file from my system!!! arghhh!***

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  • 3 stars

    "Good but bad"

    January 20, 2007   |   By Windows Guy

    Version: DELETE Deletion System 1

    Pros

    Easy to use

    Fast download

    Removes quickly

    Cons

    Wouldn't work on one of my programs, but otherwise its good

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  • 4 stars

    "Excellent Program."

    August 19, 2006   |   By AnInnocentBystander

    Version: DELETE Deletion System 1

    Pros

    Pros:

    -Small download size, great for machines on

    slow internet connections.

    -Very easy to use, simply select the files you want to remove, and hit OK!

    Cons

    Cons:

    -The only reason I did not give this 5 stars is because it left some registry behind, which I easily repaired with Registry Mechanic.

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  • 4 stars

    "Works!"

    August 08, 2006   |   By sg2i

    Version: DELETE Deletion System 1

    Pros

    I tried to release the pesky persistent grip of Explorer off a file using SysInternal's (usually great) Process Explorer.

    When I could not do it, I tried this program and it delivered - just as described!

    One file is not enough to form an opinion - but I thought I should post this since the first review was quite negative.

    Cons

    For some reason the program did not work when my computer monitor's color quality was set to 24 bit. I lowered it and it worked.

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  • 2 stars

    "Does the same function as your "Delete" button"

    August 02, 2006   |   By ignatius89

    Version: DELETE Deletion System 1

    Pros

    Its small and it deletes files.

    Cons

    It can not delete files that are being used. Not worth the download until it does what is says.

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