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Windows 7: Disk Cleanup and Temporary Files

09 Apr 2014   #11
Callender

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Disk Cleanup options

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by soonertiger2012 View Post
I had a question about the Disk Cleanup in Windows 7 Home Premium:

The disk cleanup box says, "You can safely delete temporary files that have not been modified in over a week."

When I run disk cleanup, does it only delete files older than one week or all of them? I want to make sure that disk cleanup won't delete something that it should not delete.

Just upgraded from Vista to 7 and love Windows 7 already!
For the benefit of anyone else reading this thread - Disk cleanup doesn't clean files that are newer than 7 days old by default although this can be changed by more experienced users who have a system image backup in place.

See the related posts here:

Windows Temporary Directory automatic cleanup

and here:

Windows Temporary Directory automatic cleanup


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