Temporary Folders

  muffin1947 01:15 22 Jun 2008

I have had a lot of stuff downloaded to temporary folders and I was not sure where these folders were located but I have now found them and as there is nothing on them I require can I delete them as normal.

  User-1229748 05:08 22 Jun 2008

I don't think you should go deleting folders (or maybe someone with more knowledge might know different)but if you use ccleaner it will get rid of what you donclick here't need

  User-1229748 05:10 22 Jun 2008

sorry about strange position of above link :-)

  Technotiger 07:39 22 Jun 2008

Yes, you can delete any Temporary folders you wish.

  User-1229748 08:31 22 Jun 2008

lol-shut up smackheadz ya don't know what ya talkin' about :-)

  Technotiger 08:42 22 Jun 2008

Just for info - it is safe to delete temporary folder/files. If after deleting such items, when the computer is re-started, those temporary files that are needed by the System will be automatically re-created by the System.

For instance one way of getting rid of hundreds, thousands even, of temp files all at one go, in Windows is to go to C:WINDOWS and delete the Temp folder. This clears the lot, when the computer is restarted the System creates a new (empty) Temp Folder - ready for the next lot created during use.

Cheers ...

  Technotiger 08:44 22 Jun 2008

PS - If the temp folder does hold a file needed by the System, it will not be deleted, and it will/should anyway, inform you so.

  User-1229748 08:57 22 Jun 2008

excellent technotiger thank you for explaining so clearly,half the fun is in the learning and problem solving.

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