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Version: 2.11.0 Date/Time: 04/09/2010 15:35:46
Added: Detection for Windows 7
Modified: Deletion facilities disabled for Vista/7 users (until bug is fixed)

Misc: Other misc modifications

Until the bug is fixed with Vista/7, I'd suggest using IDS to find the index.dat files, and Eraser (open source) to delete them;

Version: QH.zip v1.6 Date/Time: 08/07/2009 01:27:47
Added Option Explicit
Added var declaration
Added error handling
Now displays messagebox when file creation finished
Changed default path for file, to same folder as .vbs script.
Updated ReadMe
Updated EULA

Note: This is an update to Quick History, NOT Index.dat Suite itself.

Version: 2.10.1 Date/Time: 07/05/2008 05:19:40
Added: Support for Windows XP Service Pack 3
Added: Support for Windows Vista Service Pack 1

Whilst I've added a new routine to detect Vista SP1, I've not got a machine with Vista so have not been able to test if it works correctly. If you have Vista, please let me know if it works.
Version: 2.10.0 Date/Time: 04/10/2007 16:03:44
Fixed: Auto-reboot fails to work as expected

Special thanks to YoKenny for helping troubleshoot this one
Version: 2.9.16 Date/Time: 03/10/2007 16:57:53
Added: New command line parameter (/rbtest) (see notes)

Modified: Re-added auto-reboot option
Modified: Readme file (section 7 - Installation)
Modified: Readme file (section 2 - System Requirements)
Modified: Minor changes to update module

Fixed: Several issues with 2.9.14/5

Other: Other minor modifications

I've added a new switch (/rbtest) to allow testing of the auto-reboot function.

To test this, open a command prompt to the IDS folder, and issue the following command;

idsuite.exe /rbtest

Please note, you MUST close ALL other programs you are working o
Version: 2.9.15 R1 Date/Time: 01/10/2007 14:39:09
Fixed: Unable to detect Windows version

Removed: Temporarily removed automatic re-start option
Removed: Prompt when manually typing desired batch file name into settings

This is a troubleshooting release and is recommended only for those experiencing problems with 2.9.14
Version: 2.9.14 Date/Time: 27/09/2007 13:01:41
Fixed: Invalid settings error shows regardless
Fixed: Re-start Windows fails to re-start

Sorry folks, my fault for doing things when I'm half asleep.
Version: 2.9.13 Date/Time: 27/09/2007 02:27:47
Added: Prompt to re-start as soon as batch file is generated (see notes)

Modified: Updated help file
Modified: Minor modification to update module
Modified: Changed full setup installation to idsuite_setup.exe (from idsuite.exe)

Other: Multiple other minor modifications

Due to request, I've added a prompt to ask if you want to re-start as soon as the program has generated the batch file.

For those that do not want this, you can turn it off on the General tab of the settings by unticking the option labelled:

"Do not pro
Version: 2.9.11 Rev 2 Date/Time: 24/09/2007 16:42:30
Added: Additional batch file logging (see notes)
Added: Batch file creation check (see notes)

Due to (probable) permission issues with Vista, I've re-written the default batch location routines to allow for Vista and check the file can be created in the location specified. If this fails, it will try a total of 3 times with 3 different paths, befor
Version: 2.9.11 Date/Time: 20/09/2007 02:06:40
Added: Disable application logging
Added: Create restore point prior to cleanup/running batch file

Modified: Updated help file

Fixed: Index.dat Suite scans network, but only when location is mapped as a drive letter
Fixed: File not found error after moving program to a new location
Fixed: Permission error when generating batch file
Fixed: Minor issue with update module

This release also includes all updates from 2.9.8, 9 and 10 beta

Version: 2.9.10 Beta Date/Time: 29/08/2007 20:19:07
Added: Batch file location to generated file (requested)
Added: Clean Custom Files (requested)
Added: New button to toolbar for accessing Space Usage (requested)
Added: Generate batch from a list of files/folders (requested)

Modified: Updated help file
Modified: Moved "Clean Custom Folders" to Tools > Batch File Generation
Modified: Cleaned up Tools > Batch File Generation
Modified: 9x/Me Batch file generation routine
Modified: "Do not display files/folders I choose to hide" now enabled by default
Modified: The following folders are now hidden under "Do not display files/folders I choose to hide" by default
- PATH_TO\Index.dat Suite
- %windir%\pchealth
- %windir%\help
- C:\Program Files
- {PF}\Common Files
- %userprofile%\Start Menu\Programs
- %userprofile%\PrintHood
- %alluserprofile%\Start Menu\Programs
Modified: Default "Search In" changed to "[ALL HARD DRIVES]"
Modified: "Clear" button on IDFinder dialog changed to "Clear Results" (requested)
Modified: Default external viewer set to Notepad (requested)
Modified: Other minor code/GUI modifications (mainly tweaks and cleaning up)

Removed: Old help file notification

Version: 2.9.9 Date/Time: 10/08/2007 04:59:53
Added: File created, Last accessed and Last written (requested)
Added: Confirm deletion when using /a:h switch (requested) (Can be enabled via: Tools > Settings > Batch File (2))
Added: Run scan and generation at each shutdown (EXPERIMENTAL!!)
Added: Run cleanup at each shutdown (EXPERIMENTAL!!)

Modified: Changed default batch filename from run.bat to idsuite_run.bat
Modified: Added quoting to source paths when generating batch files (excluding 9x)
Modified: defrag now uses "-f" (force) switch to defrag unconditionally (requested)

Version: 2.9.8 Beta Date/Time: 17/05/2007 03:21:49
Added: Clean ComDlg32 MRU (HKCU)
Added: Clean FileExts MRU (HKCU)
Added: Clean Internet Explorer MRU (HKCU)
Added: Clean Map Network Drive MRU (HKCU)
Added: Clean Run MRU (HKCU)
Added: Clean Stream MRU (HKCU)
Added: Clean Universal Extractor MRU (HKCU)
Added: Clean UserAssist MRU (HKCU)
Added: Clean Windows Media Player MRU (HKCU)
Added: Display DNS Cache
Added: Windows Vista detection (see Release Notes)

Modified: Re-written batch generation routine for NT and above
Modified: Updated WinLogon routine (see Release Notes)
Modified: Updated cleanup routines
Modified: Changed logging location and routines
Modified: Space Utilization dialog re-written, re-designed and re-coded
Modified: Re-written platform detection routine
Modified: Moved log files to {app}/logs/
Modified: Re-written readme file

Misc: Other modifications that I can't remember (my fault for not documenting everything)

I've re-written the OS detection routines to support Windows Vista, and thanks to Marcin (MalwareBytes - malwarebytes.org) for giving me the heads up on the blatantly obvious that I was missing, it now also has the capability to detect exactly which versi
Version: 2.9.7 Date/Time: 04/04/2007 18:47:40
Added: Do not reset WinLogon key when executing batch file with this method (see notes)
Added: Reset default program settings

Modified: Other tweaks and changes and code-cleaning modifications

This release includes all updates from beta's released since the last non-beta release.

I added an option in the previous beta to use the WinLogon or Run keys instead of the RunOnce key that has been available in all previous versions of IDS. To keep things as simple and safe as possible, when using the WinLogon instead of RunOnce key, the k
Version: 2.9.6 Beta Date/Time: 06/02/2007 02:03:59
Added: "Convert all paths to DOS (8.3) format" (now disabled by default for Windows 2000 and above)
Added: "Add file to WinLogon Shell registry key after file generation" (see notes)
Added: "Add file to Run registry key after file generation" (requested but not recommended)
Added: "Use /a:h when generating batch file" (requested for Windows Media Center Edition compatability)

Modified: Changed comment prefix for 2000 and above from ";" to "::"
Modified: Settings dialog
Modified: Other minor modifications/enhancements

I've added an option to use the WinLogon Shell registry key to this release. Please note however, this option is EXPERIMENTAL and intended ONLY for those experiencing problems using the regular RunOnce registry option. As this is experimental, users are N
Version: 2.9.5 Date/Time: 26/08/2006 04:20:31
Modified: Misc bug fixes

I did have a couple new features planned for this release but unfortunately, couldn't get them to work properly so have had to leave them out.
Version: Update Module 1.0.9 Date/Time: 18/07/2006 20:35:05
Fixed: New version detection

Due to a report of a problem with the update module constantly saying IDSuite.exe had been updated, I've made a few modifications to the modules codes to prevent this occuring.

If you are using version 1.0.7 of the module, please update to 1.0.9 via the
Version: 2.9.4 SR1 Date/Time: 24/09/2007 16:41:58
Modified: Misc display bug fixes

Version: 2.9.4 Beta Date/Time: 22/06/2006 23:39:09
Added: Highlight current mode when viewing settings dialog
Added: Flush DNS when running batch file (Windows 2000 or above ONLY)
Added: Flush DNS to "Cleanup" menu (Windows 2000 or above ONLY)
Added: View SiteAdvisor report for URL's found in index.dat files
Added: View SiteAdvisor report for URL's found when viewing history

Modified: Space Utilization dialog
Modified: Moved "Always verify batch file contents ..." setting to "Batch File" options (previously under "General")

Version: 2.9.3 Beta Date/Time: 25/04/2006 01:16:59
Added: Highlight backed up files
Added: Clean Orca Browser cache

Modified: Re-written update module and update routines

Fixed: Prefetch included in generated file irrespective of setting

Removed: "cls" command from batch file generation
Removed: NTUser.dat deletion (see notes)

I've made a modification to the NTuser.dat file deletion routine. This modification removes the deletion of ntuser.dat, and instead, includes ntuser.dat.log
Version: 2.9.2 Beta Date/Time: 10/02/2006 17:51:11
Added: Clean Typed URL's to Space Utilization dialog
Added: Clean %windir%\temp from Space Utilization and cleanup menu
Added: Clean %windir%\temp when running batch file (requested) (see notes)
Added: Allow selective cleaning from Space Utilization dialog

Modified: hpHosts Lookup (see notes)
Modified: index.dat and NTUser.dat backup routine (see notes)

I've modified the hpHosts Online lookup URL to bring it inline with the changes made to the server it is hosted on.

I've also modified the ntuser.dat and index.dat backup routine. This was due to the backup using the actual filename (so the last file bac
Version: 2.9.1 Beta Date/Time: 29/01/2006 20:55:59
Added: Always backup files before deletion (see notes)
Added: Delete NTUser.dat (2K/XP/Server 2003) (requested)
Added: Remember all last used custom paths (requested)
Added: Perform hpHosts Lookup
Added: AIM, MMS detection to index.dat file extraction routine

I've added an option to always backup files prior to their deletion. Please note however, this option applies ONLY to index.dat and NTUser.dat files. Backups are stored in the Index.dat Suite program folder (\idbackup\[date_of_deletion]).

This setting
Version: 2.9.0 Date/Time: 10/10/2005 22:01:25
Fixed: Error message was shown during cleaning, even when set to supress
Fixed: Major bug in "Clean them all" feature

This release contains a fix for a serious bug within the "Clean them all" cleanup routine as such, upgrading to 2.9.0 is strongly recommended.
Version: 2.8.9 Date/Time: 12/09/2005 03:24:35
Added: "Clean All" to Space Utilization dialog
Added: Clean custom locations even if NOT using batch file generation wizard
Added: /clean command line parameter (see notes)

Fixed: Minor bug with custom locations in generation wizard

Modified: System scanning engine
Modified: TIF, Temp, Recent, Cookies deletion routines
Modified: Custom locations deletion routine
Modified: Custom locations/confirmations setting
Modified: Batch file generation routine (see notes)

I've modified the batch file generation routine to include the cookies, TIF, temp, recent and prefetch (XP) as default due several requests. If you do NOT wish to have these included, you will need to de-select them in the Index.dat Suite settings (Folder
Version: 2.8.8 Beta R2 Date/Time: 25/08/2005 19:35:26
See notes

Unfortunately, the addition of the exclusions feature seems to have caused a bit of bother as several users have now reported being unable to get any results from a system scan.

Because of this, R2 has now been released with what will hopefully see, an e
Version: 2.8.8 Beta R1 Date/Time: 25/08/2005 17:28:47
Fixed: No results shown during scan

I must sincerely apologise for this. I did not experience this error myself initially, but did receive e-mails concerning it.

The bug itself, for those interested, was caused by the new feature I implemented that allowed you to exclude certain items from
Version: 2.8.8 Beta Date/Time: 25/08/2005 00:48:17
Added: Do not display results for custom locations (see notes)
Added: Disable error messages during basic cleanup (Tools > Cleanup)

Modified: Batch file generation routine
Modified: Re-written TIF, Temp, Recent, Cookies deletion routines
Modified: Settings dialogs (General/Misc)
Modified: History/extraction "save" routine

Fixed: Running cleanup sometimes presents runtime 70 or 75 errors then shutsdown Index.dat Suite
Fixed: Update utility always says Read Me, EULA and/or Documentation have been updated when they have not.

I recently had a request to include an option to auto-ignore index.dat files that were known to be used for things other than tracking. This has now been implemented.

As with all features within this program, please only use them if you need to (and as a
Version: 2.8.7 Beta Date/Time: 06/08/2005 21:13:23
Added: Disable echo comments displayed in generated batch file

Fixed: Custom folders does not re-load extensions correctly
Fixed: Custom folders folder verification does not work correctly when filemask is <> "*.*"

Misc: Temporary fix/bypass for McAfee false positive
Misc: Other minor bug fixes/modifications

Version: 2.8.6 Date/Time: 10/06/2005 13:28:24
Modified: Update utility may now be run without running IDS

Fixed: Runtime error 35600 when generating batch file
Fixed: File size not shown for some files

Misc: Other minor bug fixes/modifications

Version: 2.8.5 Date/Time: 03/05/2005 02:03:06
Added: /q (quiet) switch to custom folders (NT systems and above)
Added: "View using vURL" to View History/View file contents context menu's

Fixed: "Sort by size" does not work correctly on main IDFinder window

Misc: Other minor bug fixes/modifications

Version: 2.8.4 Date/Time: 22/03/2005 17:08:18
Added: New "Misc" tab in Settings dialog
Added: DOS PAUSE command support
Added: Toggle Echo On/Off support
Added: "Print" menu item to History and VFC right click context menu's

Modified: Settings tabs
Modified: Print routine/format

Fixed: Edit menu when History or VFC dialogs have focus
Fixed: files not always deleted on XP SP2 systems

Misc: Other minor bug fixes/modifications

Version: 2.8.3 Date/Time: 12/03/2005 14:33:34
Added: RSS URL detection to extraction routine
Added: UNC path detection to extraction routine
Added: LDAP path detection to extraction routine
Added: ED2K URL detection to extraction routine

Modified: Full/Basic installer packages
Modified: Updated help files
Modified: "Save results" format
Modified: Application execution command line verification (see notes)
Modified: "View file contents" list control

Fixed: View file contents right click context menu
Fixed: Copy selected item bug (View file contents right click context menu)
Fixed: Browse for folder error when selecting cancel
Fixed: Browse for file error when selecting cancel

Misc: Other minor bug fixes/modifications

I've added a verification procedure to check the command line that is passed to Index.dat Suite. Additions to the command lines include;

1. Auto-extract file contents

- This allows you to pass a .dat file to Index.dat Suite and have it auto-extract the
Version: 2.8.2 Beta Date/Time: 27/02/2005 12:05:14
Fixed: Defrag command not being added correctly
Fixed: Prefetch path not being translated when running batch file
Fixed: IDSE0500 bug during batch file generation
Fixed: Other minor bug fixes

Version: 2.8.1 Beta Date/Time: 26/02/2005 21:29:30
Added: Delete Prefetch folder contents

Fixed: Content viewer not cleared before viewing a second file
Fixed: Misc Minor bug fixes

Other: Misc minor code modifications

Version: 2.8.0 Date/Time: 17/02/2005 15:41:16
Added: Custom multi-drive scan support (see notes)

Fixed: Batch file update command syntax
Fixed: Custom folder was not remembered when closing/re-starting Index.dat Suite

Other: Misc minor modifications/bug fixes

Due to a request, I've added support for custom multi-drive scanning. Should you wish to do this, you should enter them in the following format;

[Custom] Drive1:\;Drive2:\

Please make sure it is prepended with [Custom] or it will be ignored.
Version: 2.7.9 Beta Date/Time: 15/02/2005 20:29:07
Modified: Delete RunOnce registry key/batch file options (see notes)
Modified: Update batch file command syntax (see notes)

Fixed: Update dialog auto-runs update batch file when closing

Other: Misc minor modifications

I've now modified the options to delete the batch file, RunOnce entry and/or both. Instead of the exclamation, attempting to delete a non-existant batch file will result in an information message. Similarly, attempting to delete a non-existant RunOnce ent
Version: 2.7.8 Beta Date/Time: 12/02/2005 20:19:26
Fixed: Minor bugs in the new update utility

Version: 2.7.7 beta Date/Time: 11/02/2005 13:40:13
Improved: "Check for Update" module

Fixed: Bug in Scanning engine
Fixed: Other minor modifications/bug fixes

In the interests of keeping everyone happy with how things look and work, I've removed the internal update routine and written a brand new external update utility for Index.dat Suite. At present, this utility can be run via IDS only (if you try running it
Version: 2.7.6 beta Date/Time: 31/01/2005 16:44:01
Added: Multiple drive scanning

Fixed: Misc minor bug fixes

Due to requests, I've added support for scanning multiple drives. This also allows you to generate a single file to delete index.dat files from multiple drives.

At present, this does not support Network or RAM drives.
Version: 2.7.5 Date/Time: 16/01/2005 16:10:42
Added: Disable "Always verify batch file contents after file generation" option

Fixed: Batch file verification procedure

Due to reports of a bug in the file verification procedure, I've added an option to bypass the verification if required. This setting can be found on the General tab in the Index.dat Suite settings.

Please note however, disabling this setting will preven
Version: 2.7.4 Date/Time: 09/01/2005 05:20:07
Added: Disable "show generated batch file after file generation" option

Fixed: Custom Folders/confirmation dialog showed when using Automatic option
Fixed: Minor bug fixes

Version: 2.7.3 Date/Time: 19/12/2004 20:24:48
Fixed: System scanner error (no longer includes for example: gmindex.dat, in the results)
Fixed: Other minor bug fixes

Version: 2.7.2 Date/Time: 30/11/2004 18:37:17
Fixed: Custom folder dialog bug
Fixed: 'Critical Error' messages

Version: 2.7.1 Date/Time: 10/10/2004

Version: 2.7.0 Date/Time: 09/10/2004 23:15:20
Added: Autorun + generate support (see notes)

Modified: Updated help file
Modified: Minor code modifications

Due to a request, I've now added a function that will allow you to run IDS, scan and generate the batch file, using the following switch;


If Index.dat Suite is run using this switch, it will automatically scan your system, then generate the batch
Version: 2.6.12 beta Date/Time: 05/10/2004 19:08:11
Added: "Always delete batch file ..." to settings
Added: "Delete Batch File" option
Added: "Remove RunOnce entry" option
Added: "Delete Both" (for the above two options)

Modified: "Generate File" menu (now in "Batch File Generation" sub menu)

Fixed: "Copy Path To Clipboard" issue

The new options have been added due to request, and provide both an "undo" option for those that generate a file, and later decide not to use it, and additionally, to have Index.dat Suite delete the batch file after a re-boot.

These options can be found
Version: 2.6.11 beta Date/Time: 05/10/2004 15:37:46
Fixed: Runtime Error -2147024882 - Out of memory when trying to view History
Fixed: Runtime Error 91 after closing IDFinder window and clicking VFC button
Fixed: Minor bug in the Batch filename dialog

Version: 2.6.10 beta Date/Time: 04/10/2004 21:37:59
Fixed: "Check for updates" restore/max button bug
Fixed: "View file contents" restore/max button bug
Fixed: Runtime error 9 after viewing contents > close window > click clear > view contents

Modified: Unlocked MDIB + External viewer boxes.

Version: 2.6.9 beta Date/Time: 04/10/2004 20:13:28
Fixed: "Now searching" box
Fixed: "View history" dialog

Version: 2.6.8 beta Date/Time: 29/09/2004 20:45:04
Fixed: Runtime error 91

I must apologise for this error. I'd added the Properties option to the menu, but had forgotten to have it check for the existence of items in the list first, so if there were no items (i.e. you had not yet run a scan), you would receive a "Runtime error
Version: 2.6.7 beta Date/Time: 29/09/2004 03:19:20
Added: "Open file" option
Added: "File Properties" option

Modified: View/Tools menu
Modified: Minor backend code modifications

Misc: Other minor modifications

Version: 2.6.6 beta Date/Time: 18/09/2004 09:26:49
Added: Delete Typed URL's
Added: "Use external viewer" option
Added: Toggle "Always use external viewer" (enable/disable)
Added: "Clean Them All" option
Added: "Clear Them Both" (for the log files)
Added: Extra shortcut keys

Modified: View menu
Modified: Edit menu
Modified: Settings options

Fixed: Version check routine

Misc: Other minor modifications

I've added an option to clean the Typed URL's in the registry (requested by user). This feature has currently only been checked on 98SE and XP Pro
Version: 2.6.5 Date/Time: 03/09/2004 01:54:22
Added: Toggle file generation prompt (see Notes)
Added: "Visited" and "view-source" support to the extraction routine

Modified: Toolbar icons
Modified: Batch file generation routine (see Notes)
Modified: View > Application Log menu

Misc: Updated Help file
Misc: Other minor modifications

Note: This release also includes all updates since 2.6.1 beta

I've now added an option to disable/enable the prompt that is shown after generating the batch file. This is nothing more than an effort to make things easier for those of you that already know what the prompt is going to tell you.

I've also made a mino
Version: 2.6.4 beta Date/Time: 30/08/2004 15:18:13
Added: Clear Batch File Generation Log when exiting program

Modified: Batch File Generation routine (see Notes)
Modified: Inclusion/exclusion options (see Notes)

Misc: Updated Help file
Misc: Other minor modifications

Due to an overwhelming amount of requests, the batch file generation routine has now been modified. Unlike previous versions, all items TICKED, are now included in the generated batch file.

In an effort to make things easier, the batch file generation ro
Version: 2.6.3 beta Date/Time: 29/08/2004 03:37:40
Fixed: Batch File Generation Wizard not loading sizes correctly
Fixed: Batch File Generation Wizard default setting bug

Modified: Batch File Generation Wizard now shown "modally"

Misc: Re-designed, re-written and updated Help file
Misc: Designed brand new icon/logo
Misc: Other minor modifications

A brand new help file has now been written for Index.dat Suite. However, it has not been included in the download package. If you would like a copy of the new help file, you will need to download this seperately.
Version: 2.6.2 beta Date/Time: 26/08/2004 22:03:25
Added: Toggle "Mark items ..." (enable/disable)
Added: Toggle Warning prompt (enable/disable)
Added: Automatically clear applog.log file when closing program (enable/disable)
Added: Auto-run scan when loading program (enable/disable)
Added: Background image selection (see notes)
Added: Background method selection (see notes)
Added: "Whats my platform" option to settings dialog

Modified: Settings dialog (see notes)
Modified: "View History" toolbar icon
Modified: Platform detection routine
Modified: Homepage URL's (for the Help menu)
Modified: "Check for Update" dialog (now contains new download URL's)

Fixed: Background image bug
Fixed: Defrag option (see notes)

Removed: "On top" command for settings dialog

Misc: Other minor modifications
Misc: Updated EULA
Misc: Updated Readme

To prevent people having to go to the Settings file to customise the background image, I've now added an option to modify this directly within Index.dat Suite (via the settings dialog). This includes customising the method used to display the image (Stret
Version: 2.6.1 beta Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:24:54
.: Modified: 9x file generation bug (@echo off was written as @echooff)

I've got several things planned for this program, most notably, the GUI re-design.

Though I am not saying anything about it at present, I am confident that the new design will be much better than the current one.
Version: 2.6.0 Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:24:20
.: Modified: Minor GUI modifications

Version: 2.5.10 beta Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:23:54
.: Modified: Settings file location

The settings file location has been moved back to the same folder as the IDSuite.exe file due to a request as such, should anyone experience problems because of this, please let me know and I shall make it customisable instead.
Version: 2.5.9 beta Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:23:13
.: Added: Default file generation support for 9x/ME systems

.: Fixed: File/Path error when deleting Temp folder contents
.: Fixed: Invalid Operating System error
.: Fixed: Bug in platform/filename dialog
.: Fixed: Other minor bug fixes

.: Modified: File generation routine
.: Modified: Platform detection
.: Modified: Settings file location
.: Modified: Settings storage routine (now cleaner)
.: Modified: System scan routine
.: Modified: Other minor modifications

In previous versions, Runtime Error 70 was thrown up when attempting to delete the Temp folder contents. This was thought to have been due to permissions issues, however, this has now been determined to have been caused by file's still being in use, thus,
Version: 2.5.8 beta Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:22:31
.: Fixed: Space Utilization dialog

Version: 2.5.7 beta Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:21:49
.: Fixed: Platform detection bug

Version: 2.5.6 beta Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:22:04
.: Fixed: Minor bug fixes
.: Fixed: Minor GUI modifications

Version: 2.5.5 Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:21:01
.: Fixed: Minor bug fixes

I had a few reports of Index.dat Suite still prompting that it was scanning when closing. This release is simply a fix for that.
Version: 2.5.4 Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:20:24

Version: 2.5.3 beta Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:19:54
.: Removed: FileSystemObject (Windows script) dependancy

.: Added: Custom folder dialog
.: Added: Exclusion menu item (none, all, selected only)
.: Added: Background image support (see notes)

.: Fixed: Small bug in settings dialog
.: Fixed: "Delete" menu items (see notes)
.: Fixed: Custom folders (weren't being included in the generated file)

.: Modified: "Space utilization" dialog, now uses API instead of FSO
.: Modified: Moved statusbar to main MDI form (so the IDFinder window no longer auto-pops back up after closing it)
.: Modified: File generation routine (now runs slightly quicker than before)
.: Modified: Custom folders now saved (to save having to keep selecting them each time)

.: Other minor bug fixes/GUI changes/modifications

I'm not sure whats causing it at present but, users with XP, may experience a Permission Denied error when attempting to clear the Temp folder from the View menu.

Strictly for fun, I've added support for your own background images (for the main MDI form
Version: 2.5.2 beta Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:18:30
.: Removed: FileSystemObject dependancy for Index.dat Suite scan (now uses API)
.: Removed: results.ini dependancy

.: Modified: Update check routine
.: Modified: Settings options, "Save as" box now offers save as dialog (so you don't need to type the path yourself)
.: Modified: Save Results option (now allows you to select your own filename)
.: Modified: Save list option (when viewing index.dat files)
.: Modified: Results list (no longer lists "KB" next to the file size, has it in the column header instead)
.: Modified: Settings dialog will no longer allow you to save the settings if one or more of the settings boxes are empty

.: Fixed: Listview resize bug
.: Fixed: "Runtime error 13 - Type Mismatch" error when pressing "Find" (no longer uses the scripting engine)
.: Fixed: Re-opening bug (would keep re-opening if the scan of the system and/or index.dat file had not finished)

.: Added: Prompt on exit (prompts only if scan of your system or index.dat file, is still running)
.: Added: "Wizard" dialog
.: Added: Custom folders with filters (allows you to set folders with filters, that you would like to include in the generated file)

.: Other minor bug fixes/GUI changes/modifications

I've removed the majority of the dependancy on FSO (FileSystemObject) in an attempt to both make things quicker, and to allow people to use it without having to install Windows Script first (though this is still required for parts of the program at presen
Version: 2.5.1 Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:17:47
.: Fixed resize bug

I'm not sure how it wriggled it's way in there, but when resizing the application, the columns were not re-sizing correctly, and the min/max/normal buttons were not visible. These have both been fixed
Version: 2.5.0 Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:17:16
.: "Recent Documents" folder added
.: Space utilization dialog added (Requested by Kenny)
.: Added support for column re-order (Requested by Kenny)

Version: 2.4.9 Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:16:37
.: Minor bug fixes
.: Minor GUI tweaks/improvements
.: Re-written file generation routine
.: Platform now auto-detected
.: "Save" file now customisable
.: Application log added

To make it easier for those that experience problems using this program, we have introduced a log file that now log's everything that Index.dat Suite does, from loading - right up until shutdown.
Version: 2.4.8 Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:16:02
.: Improved extraction speed for index.dat file viewer
.: Removed prompt for file generator (now only shows if filename setting is blank, or incorrect platform setting is found)
.: Removed registry dependancy for program settings
.: Cleaned up internal coding
.: Updated EULA and Distribution information to keep inline with online updated copies

As our XP system is still down, we have been unable to test the updated release to make sure there are no problems on XP systems. As such, we would advise XP users be cautious and backup their system before running this program until our XP system is work
Version: 2.4.7 Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:15:07
.: "Stop" function added to IDFinder window (requested by user)
.: "Check for updates" dialog tidied up

As our XP Pro system went down yesterday, we have been unable to test this version in XP. We would appreciate feedback from XP users as to whether there are any bugs in this version.
Version: 2.4.6 Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:14:39
.: Main toolbar icons changed
.: Toolbar button captions (commands) now shown in status bar
.: 'Check for Update's' feature added.
.: Options now semi-animated (backgrounds change color when hovered over)
.: "main" Settings window background color changed.
.: Other minor bug fixes

Due to an as yet unknown cause. The Settings window color scheme seemed to have a mind of it's own on our XP Pro test system. We have changed the background color scheme and this appears to have resolved the issue (atleast temporarily).

Installation iss
Version: 2.4.5 Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:14:08
.: Left clicking listbox prior to search produced Runtime Error 91, now fixed

Reported 10:49am (GMT London) - 20-12-2003.

Left clicking listbox before searching (when list was empty), produced Runtime Error 91: "Object Variable or With Block not set". This error has now been resolved as of: 11:11am (GMT London) - 20-12-2003
Version: 2.4.4 Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:13:15
.: Swap file deletion bug fixed

Deletion option had been added, but whether selected or not, was not included in the generation routine, so would not actually be deleted
Version: 2.4.3 Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:12:44
.: Optional delete swap file added (9x only)
.: Optional defrag after file deletion added (as requested)

Version: 2.4.2 Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:12:22
.: "Search in" box now automatically saves and remembers last searched path (due to request)
.: Bug concerning 95, 98, 98SE, ME file generation routine fixed

Version: 2.4.1 Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:11:58
.: Bug concerning viewing Cookies and Userdata index.dat file's fixed
.: Prompt presented prior to viewing file's, to let you know how long it will take to scan the file.
.: "Address's found" changed to "Contents found"

Version: 2.3.9 Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:11:19
.: Spelling error in Settings options corrected
.: "Do not prompt for this information during file generation" option disabled

Version: 2.3.8 Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:10:58
.: Settings options re-worded and enhanced
.: NT, 2K, XP, Server 2003 file generation (final version) modified

Version: 2.3.7 Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:10:33
.: NT, 2K, XP file generation routine revised

Version: 2.3.6 Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:10:11
.: NT, 2K, XP file generation routine scrapped and re-written

Version: 2.3.5 Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:09:53
.: NT, 2K, XP file generation routine revised

Version: 2.3.4 Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:09:28
.: XP file deletion routine bug's fixed
.: Settings options enhanced to give more control over file generation routine
.: Minor bug fixes

Version: 2.3.3 Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:08:58
.: Settings options enhanced to give more control over file generation routine
.: Minor bug fixes

Version: 2.3.2 Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:08:37
.: XP batch file generation routine re-written
.: Input dialog removed and replaced with easier to use dialog
.: OS prompt removed

Version: 2.3.1 Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:07:58
.: Temp and History auto-deletion bug's bypassed
.: XP support for batch file added
.: Program size settings now saved upon program exit and load

Version: 2.3 Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:06:00
.: Listbox now changed to listview + grids
.: File sizes now shown
.: Program screen position now saved upon exiting Index.dat Suite
.: Batch file created is now automatically set to run on re-boot via the following registry key;


.: Other minor enhancements and bug fixes

Version: 2.2 Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:05:24
.: Application exit bug fixed

Version: 2.1 Date/Time: 26/07/2004 17:05:05
.: Minor bug fixes
.: New 1 click view and delete features built in for History, temporary internet files, cookies, temp folders.
.: Export index.dat file contents to file added
.: Minor menu changes
.: Application unload routine re-written


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