WHAT are these ?: c:\windows\temp CAB_*_2 thru 6


  1. Posts : 62
    Windows 7 professional 64 bit
       #1

    WHAT are these ?: c:\windows\temp CAB_*_2 thru 6


    I've got 55 sets, with cab_*_2 as a 'file' EACH with a size of 130,177 kb , & the related cab_*_3-6 are ZERO bytes.

    Some have multiple creations on the same Day, different Times.

    IE there are 7 sets just from June 19,2016, which also shows

    lpksetup-2010619-105635-0.log" file 4k 6/19/2016 10:57, and a

    fwtsqmfile07.sgm file 1k 6/19/2016 11:03.

    Tempted to clean out the Temp. Any input appreciated.
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  2. Posts : 708
    Windows 7 x64
       #2

    For C:\Windows\Temp folder
    All items in the Temp folder can be deleted.
    Normally there may 1 or 2 files cannot be deleted, just select "Skip" when prompt.
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  3. Posts : 62
    Windows 7 professional 64 bit
    Thread Starter
       #3

    Agree on deletes, but what the hell is creating them?


    OOdles of them. AND, it's only occurring on the newer Dell latitude with win 7 pro, NOT on a slightly older( 1 year) dell Inspiron with win 7 pro... Thought they might be related to system recovery files, if they could be cross referenced date stamped with updates applied - not sure that's working out so well - .
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