Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Something is making ~15GB of .TMP files every few hours

06 Jul 2010   #21

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Fumz View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by avery View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bill2 View Post
Try a couple of things:

1) Do a full scan for malware with malwarebytes antimalware. Clean whatever it wants to clean.

2) Go to MSCONFIG and disable all startup items except your antivirus. Reboot, then observe if the problem persists. If it doesnt, you'll need to re-enable the startups one by one to isolate the culprit.
I believe that the culprit is Microsoft Security Essentials.
Have you disabled that service to see if it's the cause?
Yes - it is not the cause.

My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Something is making ~15GB of .TMP files every few hours

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
190 gb OS (C) partition showing 95gb of files with 15gb free???
I am trying to find more storage space on my 750gb desktop hard drive. The OS (C) partition is 191 GB with 15 GB of free space left. I have checked the contents of this partition and am able to find a total of only 80 gb which comprise of the following large folders User Files 48gb...
General Discussion
Files copied over the network are 8 hours behind
Hi, I'm using Windows 7 Pro (64 bit) and I noticed that when my external hard drive (WD 2TB) is connected to a USB port on my laptop, any file I copy over to it is fine, in that it has the same "modified" date and time stamp. However, if I connect the same drive to my router and copy a file...
Network & Sharing
Windows update making no progress after checking for multiple hours
I've been watching my windows update check for updates for the past 3 hours now. I even gave up at one attempt to reboot and try again. No progress has been made, my router light is not blinking. I am wired, not wireless. I tried initiating the troubleshooting steps indicated...
Windows Updates & Activation
Onedrive now 15GB
That's probably a good thing, but I am not convinced that I want to store my "stuff" someplace out of my control. Pro's / Con's appreciated. IF you use it why, if not why. :geek:
General Discussion
15GB to install
I noticed that a clean installation of windows 7 64 bit uses 15gb of hard drive is this usual. If so I feel sorry for people with small hard drives who hope to upgrade from XP.
Installation & Setup

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:18.
Twitter Facebook Google+