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Windows 7: My Temp folder is pretty big

19 Jan 2010   #1
n0ave

Windows 7
 
 
My Temp folder is pretty big

http://img526.imageshack.us/img526/5869/hugetemp.jpg

My windows partition is 100 GB and I always was curios how did it get full, I wonder if it's normal to have a 40GB temp folder, and what would happen if I delete it?
All the files that I need are saved, so I guess nothing will be loss.


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19 Jan 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Use the accepted procedure.


Go to c drive


properties


disc clean up


also check clean system folders.


Run it several times.

Once it gets so large it takes sevral attempts to get rid of everything.


There is nothing in those files that will cause problems if you clean them off the drive. In fact you are shown a choice of which files you want to clean, before the actual function begins.

Good luck
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19 Jan 2010   #3
derekimo

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Have you tried Disc Cleanup?


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19 Jan 2010   #4
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Have you tried Disc Cleanup?
2 points to be made


1 Great advice and


2 I type faster than you.
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19 Jan 2010   #5
derekimo

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Quote:
2 I type faster than you.
I noticed that.
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19 Jan 2010   #6
n0ave

Windows 7
 
 

Ty richc46& derekimo for the quick replay.
http://www.imagehost.ro/pict/192136374b5609c5dd06e.jpg
I copied some files with remote connection guess that used a lot of space.
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19 Jan 2010   #7
nate42nd

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

You can also type into search %temp% - select all and hit delete.

If it finds something in use it will ask you if you would like to "skip" it. hit "skip all" and proceed.

Works pretty good. I have never had a problem deleting anything in this folder

Have a good one all
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