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sillyeagle
10-16-07, 11:17 PM
I've got 3GB in C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Local Settings\Temp, and I'm wondering if I can clear it out, or if any of that stuff is required for application operation? Since its a temp folder I assume I can delete the contents, but I am wondering why the software didn't do that already.

Greg
10-17-07, 05:57 AM
You can safely delete the entire contents of this folder. Some files may be locked by running applications. That is okay, just skip/ignore those files.

Rant: When you install applications, this temporary location is used. Windows does not effectively automatically clear this folder for some unknown reason, so it is a good idea to clear it out regularly and recover lost gigabytes.

sillyeagle
10-18-07, 02:26 AM
Thanks for the info!