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Old 08-25-2006, 05:56 AM   #1 (permalink)
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C:\Documents and Settings\(name of user)\Local Settings\Temp

Is this safe to erase because i think this folder is the biggest sucker of my hard disk. Well, thanks!
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Old 08-25-2006, 06:02 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Yes, Leave the folder, but delete everything inside.
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You can delete the folder itself to Windows will simply create another one : )
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are u sure it will not mess anything up besides unfinished downloads/torrents?
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Nope, it's fine to delete.
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When Windows burps, locks up, or just simply crashes, files that are supposed to be deleted will just be left there. Over time, this'll lead to a build up of useless files that just take up space. Any files that aren't supposed to be deleted simply won't be, it'll just state that they're in use and can't be deleted.
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Just do a disk cleanup from the System Tools on your programs menu. This will clean all unneccessary disk space including the temp folder
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no, it leaves some files. Use CCleaner
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its mainly temp internet files thats the biggest sucker - these can be deleted (ie) in tools>>internet options>>>delete temp internet files
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