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cleaning temp folder after online virus scan

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by Shamrock, Jan 6, 2002.

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  1. Shamrock

    Shamrock Thread Starter

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    After I do an online virus scan at Trend Micro it leaves 'stuff' in my Windows Temp folder and it stays there. I delete it and next time I do another scan online it is back. Why doesn't it 'clean ' up after itself?
     
  2. TonyKlein

    TonyKlein Malware Specialist

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    Many programs don't.

    Why? Nobody knows. Probably partly because of sloppy programming.

    I clean out my temp folder on a daily basis.

    Every time I startup there are also a myriad hidden temp files from my MS Office Shortcut Bar, every time I print there's a number of files added, etcetera
     
  3. Shamrock

    Shamrock Thread Starter

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    My temp folder used to get very large... Lately it's been 'clean' except for these files mentioned above. I will delete them myself.
     
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