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Windows 7: How do files in ...\AppData\Local\Temp get deleted?

21 Dec 2015   #11

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
... apps that are designed to delete some or all temp files (e.g. CCleaner) will delete temp file created by other apps....
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JohnHa View Post
...I tried CCleaner, which I have, but the as delivered configuration it does not clear the ...\AppData\Local\Temp\ folder. I realise that other cleaning utilities might clear the folder.
The "as delivered configuration" should clear the ...\AppData\Local\Temp\ folder...
...but only if the files are older than 24hrs old.

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If I clear the option highlighted above, the files shown below will be deleted:

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You should tell forum members to avoid clearing the folder via CCleaner.

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21 Dec 2015   #12

Windows 7 Home 64 bit

Thank you for that correction. I had cleaned it manually myself before starting testing, so as not to confuse myself, so when I ran the CCleaner test, everything was less than 24 hours old. I have just placed an old file in it and CCleaner does indeed delete it.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 Dec 2015   #13

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

No problem.

Let's hope that you can help others not lose their data in that temp folder
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