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    Hi,

    As I watch my virus scanner or malaware bytes doing it's stuff, I always see it checking temp files. When I look in windows\temp file there are only about 4 files.....can I delete these?

    Also, I noted it shows c\documents and settings\local settings\temp files when it was scanning. I couldn't see that temp file when I went looking, and then worked out if I enabled my hidden folders, that I could then see them all. I note there is heaps in this temp file, 2.74GB. Is it safe to delete them from there, and not lose them where they are stored elswhere? They are mainly our photo jpegs, and I assume they sit in temp when we view them, but do all show up in my pictures files where they should be.

    So...can I safely empty the temp file?

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    sure
    under C\windows
    all those update folders
    temp
    prefetch
    thats all cool to dump
    ccleaner does a good job at this,if your unsure,then check
    also,c\docs n settings\name\local settings\temp: temp internet\
    thats all safe to go
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    Thanks Phill...you often pop up with good info for me...I appreciate it mate.

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    Goto START> Run> then type in "%temp%" (without the " ")

    and

    Goto START>Run> then type in "prefetch" (without the " ")

    They're two little handy shortcuts to what Phil pointed out

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    Clean Disk Security.

    Been using it for years. Is also very good for securely erasing data.


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    For anyone using Linux the temp file is exactly that , a place to put anything of a temporary nature . One would assume windows would see it that way too ?

    With Linux I have not done any damage to my system that I have detected by just selecting all in the file and deleting , thus leaving a clean empty directory.The few system temporary files that kde uses are simply rewritten immediately.
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