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Hi,
I know this isnt the right place to post but I thought maybe some kind soul
could help! I'm looking to clean up my pc a bit and get some disk space
back. My Temp file in Winnt is very very heavy. Is ther some cleaning up I
can do or are all the files essential?
Thanks a lot in advance,
S.

Jul 20 '05 #1
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In article <3f***********************@news.free.fr>, sc******@free.fr
enlightened us with...
Hi,
I know this isnt the right place to post but I thought maybe some kind soul
could help! I'm looking to clean up my pc a bit and get some disk space
back. My Temp file in Winnt is very very heavy. Is ther some cleaning up I
can do or are all the files essential?
Thanks a lot in advance,
S.


As long as no other programs are open (especially Office), it is safe to
delete anything *.tmp or *.TMP from your HDD. (at least, I've never had
it kill anything)

Don't forget to empty your recycle bin.

Then run the defrag utility - this can take several hours, but on a
heavily fragmented drive, can really speed things up.

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serious.
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Jul 20 '05 #2
In article <3f***********************@news.free.fr>, sc******@free.fr
says...
Hi,
I know this isnt the right place to post but I thought maybe some kind soul
could help!


So why didn't you pick a group that would be more suitable to your OS?
Do you not think that you would get better answers there than you would
in one that's for JavaScript queries?

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Jul 20 '05 #3
"kaeli" <ti******@NOSPAM.comcast.net> wrote in message
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In article <3f***********************@news.free.fr>, sc******@free.fr
enlightened us with...
Hi,
I know this isnt the right place to post but I thought maybe some kind soul could help! I'm looking to clean up my pc a bit and get some disk space
back. My Temp file in Winnt is very very heavy. Is ther some cleaning up I can do or are all the files essential?
Thanks a lot in advance,
S.


As long as no other programs are open (especially Office), it is safe to
delete anything *.tmp or *.TMP from your HDD. (at least, I've never had
it kill anything)

Don't forget to empty your recycle bin.

Then run the defrag utility - this can take several hours, but on a
heavily fragmented drive, can really speed things up.


I always run Scandisk before Defrag.
Jul 20 '05 #4
Chancel wrote:
^^^^^^^
Shouldn't that read `Cancel'?
I know this isnt the right place to post but I thought maybe some kind soul
could help!


"I know this is a bakery, but all I need is sausage. You know,
there are hot dogs, so I thought maybe some kind soul here could
help!"

Go away.
PointedEars
Jul 20 '05 #5

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