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Windows 7: How to delete temp and cookie files in window 7?

16 Feb 2012   #1
RobMiles

Windows 7
 
 
How to delete temp and cookie files in window 7?

Hello Everyone,
I'm naive user in computer and I'm trying to delete temp & cookie file in Window 7 operating system. I have not idea to how delete these files. So resolve my problem and give appropriate answer.

Thanks in advance!!


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16 Feb 2012   #2
dreamer

Windows 8 Pro
 
 

Download and install CCleaner - Optimization and Cleaning - Free Download .This neat little software gives option to clean windows temp files as well as cookies,cache and much more from the browsers you use.Keep one thing in mind avoid using Registry cleaner option as windows 7 is very good at taking care of its registry needs.

If you don't prefer 3rd party software then you can use in built system Disk cleanup option.Start-all programs-accessories-system tools-Disk cleanup.Choose the C drive and click OK.
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16 Feb 2012   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

You can also use this little Tutorial by Bare Foot Kid.
Disk Cleanup : Extended
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16 Feb 2012   #4
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

Hello RobMiles,

Some links to assist you...

How to delete cookie files in Internet Explorer

How to Delete the Contents of the Temporary Internet Files Folder

Internet Explorer - Delete Temporary Files Shortcut

Disk Cleanup - Open and Use

Delete temporary Internet files

Caution...

Current accepted wisdom with Win 7 is to NOT use a cleaner.

If you ever think your Registry needs to be cleaned, repaired, boosted, tuned-up, cured, tweaked, fixed, or optimized it shouldn't.

In other words, injudicious use of "Registry cleaners" CAN cause problems.

FYI
Do I need a Registry Cleaner? | What the Tech




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17 Feb 2012   #5
PrashantJain

Window7
 
 

Hi RobMiles,
As you are saying you're naive user so I think you have to use a third party tool. There are lots of tool in the market such as CCleaner, MindStick Cleaner etc. I had used MindStick Cleaner, it is free charge tool so you can easily download it.
MindStick Cleaner Download Path: MindStick-Unleash Your Imagination

I hope it might be useful for you.
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17 Feb 2012   #6
chris1neji

Windows 8 64 bit PRO
 
 

There has been a lot of suggestions, I am here just to back up CCleaner. It is a nice excellent program for people who would rather have the entire process of cleaning up the HDD, be an automatic process. DOn't worry it wont delete your personal files that you made. It only deletes old tracks from your browser, cache, and empties your recycle bin.
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17 Feb 2012   #7
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PrashantJain View Post
Hi RobMiles,
As you are saying you're naive user so I think you have to use a third party tool. There are lots of tool in the market such as CCleaner, MindStick Cleaner etc. I had used MindStick Cleaner, it is free charge tool so you can easily download it.
MindStick Cleaner Download Path: MindStick-Unleash Your Imagination

I hope it might be useful for you.
I would suggest that any {naive or otherwise} user would be wise to stay well away from any Cleaner / Optimizer.

Should you decide to go ahead -
Make sure you have
1.a current System Restore point created.
2.a recent "Back up" of your computer- preferably to an external HD.
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17 Feb 2012   #8
Kevin Ismail

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hi

I am with LaybackBear and JMH. Stick with native cleaning procedures provided, is an assurance to avoid any possible system instability.

Kevin
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