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16 Jan 2016   #1
motim

Windows 7 Pro 32 bit
 
 
Maintenance

Hello,
Occasionally I do some cleanup to save disk space, I use "AVG PC TuneUp". Recently in some findings there were two large files (among others, just small), I would like to ask your opinion about deleting these files,
one : C:\users\xxxx\appdata\local\temp\BITAAE3.tmp size 43 MB,
another : C:\users\xxxx\appdata\local\temp\Rescue.iso size 136 MB.
\xxxx\ that's me, the only user of the PC.
Note: On another disk there is a Macrium full image file, which I believe these two are included in the image,
so after deleting them is a good occasion to re-image the 'C' disk.
Thanks for answering.
Motim


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16 Jan 2016   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Those files are very small. I would leave them alone. It is not quite clear what they are good for. Looks like some control files.
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21 Jan 2016   #3
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

They are under your temp folder so no reason you can not delete them. Having said that I agree with WHS that they are small and not worth worrying about.

The temp folder is used by IE, FF and Chrome (I think() as the default download folder so a lot of junk accumulates there.
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21 Jan 2016   #4
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
I'd leave rescue.iso alone personally.
No telling what uses that one ?

I also would suggest not using avg cleanup/ tuneup or avg period.
Use panda free.
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22 Jan 2016   #5
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

I would also would be very leery of "AVG PC TuneUp".
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