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Deleting Temp Files in XP

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Bill P, Mar 31, 2004.

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  1. Bill P

    Bill P Thread Starter

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    I went to C:\documents and settings \ my name\local settings\temp\tm. There is a bunch of stuff in there. I was looking for a couple of things that was stuck in there by a program and I deleted them. My question is can I delete the rest of the things in that folder?
     
  2. Cris_Cr0ss

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    ya but u can just use the system cleaner that comes with xp

    Go to my computer>on your hard drive click properties then click on disk cleanup and it will remove your files, "the safe way" you could say, Yet im pretty sure their perfectly safe to delete but in case make a restore point

    go to start>help and support>>>find "undo changes to your computer with system restore" located under pick a task. And create a restore point then delete the temp folder.
     
  3. Bill P

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    I ran disk cleanup and got Setup log files 3,541KB Temp files 157,835 KB, Compress old Files 1,568,338 kb What should I do?
     
  4. Cris_Cr0ss

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    Clean them. They will not affect your computer just get rid of trashy things, Im using a program called System Mechanic Pro 4 I purchased the product because well from what I heard It's good, i tried the trial and was amazed and so i bought it. Try it your self it does all that stuff plus more.

    http://www.iolo.com/sm/ Thats Homepage
    http://sm.iolo.com/systemmechanicpro.exeHere is the Pro Trial Version
     
  5. beginnertech

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    Just do everything except compressing your files. Depending on HD speed when you might need them you gota blow emÂ’ back up.
     
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