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Batch file to clear all credentials from Windows Credential Manager
@echo off
cmdkey.exe /list > "%TEMP%\List.txt"
findstr.exe Target "%TEMP%\List.txt" > "%TEMP%\tokensonly.txt"
FOR /F "tokens=1,2 delims= " %%G IN (%TEMP%\tokensonly.txt) DO cmdkey.exe /delete:%%H
del "%TEMP%\List.txt" /s /f /q
del "%TEMP%\tokensonly.txt" /s /f /q
echo All done
pause
@jcalado
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jcalado commented Apr 3, 2020

Thanks for this. is there a way to only delete credentials from a specific source, say Adobe for example, using this script?

for /F "tokens=1,* delims= " %G in ('cmdkey /list ^| findstr Adobe') do cmdkey /delete %H

This worked for me!

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BarisUygun commented Apr 13, 2020

  • I am trying to execute this on wix toolset. The batch file executes but the output is this:

  • Deleted file - D:\Users\xx\AppData\Local\Temp\List.txt
    -Deleted file - D:\Users\xx\AppData\Local\Temp\tokensonly.txt
    -All done
    -Press any key to continue . . .

-Normally output should be like:

  • CMDKEY: Credential deleted successfully.
    -CMDKEY: Credential deleted successfully.
    -Deleted file - D:\Users\xx\AppData\Local\Temp\List.txt
    -Deleted file - D:\Users\xx\AppData\Local\Temp\tokensonly.txt
    -All done
    -Press any key to continue . . .

-Can you think of any reason why this could happen? The credentials do not get deleted when i execute batch on wix toolset

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classworks commented May 6, 2020

Is it able to remove Google chrome, Firefox credential ? If not please, Help me how can I remove Google chrome, Firefox credential.
Kind regards

@BarisUygun
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BarisUygun commented May 6, 2020

@classworks Are you trying to delete them with a batch? If so
@echo off cmdkey.exe /list > "%TEMP%\List.txt" findstr.exe Target "%TEMP%\List.txt" > "%TEMP%\tokensonly.txt" for /F "tokens=1,* delims= " %G in ('cmdkey /list ^| findstr !THE CHROME OR FIREFOX CREDENTIAL NAME!') do cmdkey /delete %H del "%TEMP%\List.txt" /s /f /q del "%TEMP%\tokensonly.txt" /s /f /q echo All done pause
Something like this should work.

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classworks commented May 8, 2020

@BarisUygun
I have tried this for Google chrome
@echo off
set ChromeDir=C:\Users%USERNAME%\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data
del /q /s /f "%ChromeDir%"
rd /s /q "%ChromeDir%"

******For Mozilla firefox
@echo off
set DataDir=C:\Users%USERNAME%\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles
del /q /s /f "%DataDir%"
rd /s /q "%DataDir%"
for /d %%x in (C:\Users%USERNAME%\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles*) do del /q /s /f %%x*sqlite

**** And For opera
@echo off
set DataDir=C:\Users%USERNAME%\AppData\Local\Opera\Opera
set DataDir2=C:\Users%USERNAME%\AppData\Roaming\Opera\Opera
del /q /s /f "%DataDir%"
rd /s /q "%DataDir%"
del /q /s /f "%DataDir2%"
rd /s /q "%DataDir2%"

But only Google Chrome works when browser remain closed and I execute more than 2 times :(

I am not expert please,Help me to do this in right way.
I want to delete all saved cookies and Passwords

Thanks for your Attention

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BarisUygun commented May 8, 2020

I am not an expert too. But this can delete credentials under windows credential store i don't know if you can delete browser credentials.

@echo off
cmdkey.exe /list > "%TEMP%\List.txt"
findstr.exe Target "%TEMP%\List.txt" > "%TEMP%\tokensonly.txt"
for /F "tokens=1,* delims= " %G in ('cmdkey /list ^| findstr Adobe') do cmdkey /delete %H
del "%TEMP%\List.txt" /s /f /q
del "%TEMP%\tokensonly.txt" /s /f /q
echo All done
pause

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bharatuow commented May 29, 2020

Thanks for this. is there a way to only delete credentials from a specific source, say Adobe for example, using this script?

for /F "tokens=1,* delims= " %G in ('cmdkey /list ^| findstr Adobe') do cmdkey /delete %H

This worked for me!

Not working for me

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drftls commented Aug 1, 2022

Thanks for this. is there a way to only delete credentials from a specific source, say Adobe for example, using this script?

for /F "tokens=1,* delims= " %G in ('cmdkey /list ^| findstr Adobe') do cmdkey /delete %H

This worked for me!

Thanks! This worked for me. I had to add an extra '%' to make it work, as follows:

for /F "tokens=1,2 delims= " %%G in ('cmdkey /list ^| findstr vscode') do cmdkey /delete %%H

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