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Windows 7: 50 GB of temp files wont Delete

17 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Mac OS X 10.6.2 x64
 
 
50 GB of temp files wont Delete

I did disk cleanup, and it says i have 50 GB in temporary files and when i cleaned it in admin mode, it didnt delete.

Iv tried multiple times and it wont delete.

Any Ideas on how to delete it?

PS: 10 GB of that is the folder in my other topic Random folder cant delete


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17 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cclloyd9785 View Post
I did disk cleanup, and it says i have 50 GB in temporary files and when i cleaned it in admin mode, it didnt delete.

Iv tried multiple times and it wont delete.

Any Ideas on how to delete it?

PS: 10 GB of that is the folder in my other topic Random folder cant delete


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Try downloading and running CCleaner. It specializes in this and has other tools as well: CCleaner - Home
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17 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Mac OS X 10.6.2 x64
 
 

I ran it and analyzed with everything on, and it only saw about 500 MB
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17 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit
 
 

Well C:\Windows\Temp\ is the temp directory if you want to manually check it out.
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17 Mar 2010   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Mac OS X 10.6.2 x64
 
 

says its only taking up 20 kb.
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17 Mar 2010   #6

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

CCleaner should delete it no problem, but you have to tick the box manually for it to clean it. By default it won't delete those files. Did you make sure that box was checked off? I've never had CCleaner fail on me like that.
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18 Mar 2010   #7

XP Pro SP3 X86 / Win7 Pro X86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Product FRED View Post
Well C:\Windows\Temp\ is the temp directory if you want to manually check it out.
Don't forget the user temp folder...

You will find this at

c:\users\*you*\AppData\Local\Temp

Replace *you* with your username... and just type it into the address bar at the top of any explorer window.

The huge disk usage is probably the result of software or update installations... the good ones clean up after themselves... but not all do.
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18 Mar 2010   #8

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CommonTater View Post

Don't forget the user temp folder...

You will find this at

c:\users\*you*\AppData\Local\Temp

Replace *you* with your username... and just type it into the address bar at the top of any explorer window.
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Be aware that this folder is hidden. If you want to access it using Explorer you will need to go to Control Panel/Folder Options/View and tick the appropriate box.
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18 Mar 2010   #9

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1
 
 

DiskMax.

Thank me later =).
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18 Mar 2010   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Are they internet files ? How did it ever get soooo high ?
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