Mass Deleting Private Messages

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mysterio32
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Mass Deleting Private Messages

Post by mysterio32 » Thu Mar 19, 2009 8:17 pm

Hi all.

I've done a search not only on here, but also on google, to be able to mass delete private messages.

I recently set up a forum for the partially sighted, being blind in one eye myself (not sure that has any bearing on proceedings, but just to get your sympathy vote haha!)

Anyway, I was spammed by .cc and .ru domains amongst others. I've installed Mass Delete Users Mod, and also the Anti Spam mod (brilliant thanks) via easymod.

I've only got 500mb webspace, and my DB is still showing 300mb, with only 27 users onboard and not many posts at all!

Im assuming the DB Size is caused by PM's?

Can anyone help me manipulate (and delete) the DB to delete the PM's please?

It would also be useful to have a mod to be able to read the PM's going forward, should I need it.

MANY thanks for your time.

Martin.

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Re: Mass Deleting Private Messages

Post by darcie » Thu Mar 19, 2009 9:22 pm

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