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Windows 7: How Can I Eliminate Temporary Files I Don't Need and that Only Clutter

20 Oct 2012   #1
sbuxman

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
How Can I Eliminate Temporary Files I Don't Need and that Only Clutter

I ran the System Specs .exe, so I hope they're appearing.

I hear lots of opinions about the piling up of temp files the more a system is used. Some say they can be deleted, some say they can't, some say only certain ones are safe to delete.

Looking for a definitive answer here...and help with how to delete them to rid my system of clutter.

Thanks.

sbuxman


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20 Oct 2012   #2
bassfisher6522

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Download and run Ccleaner, it does a great job of keeping temp files cleaned out.

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