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Finding temporary files

Question : How do I find any temporary files on my computer that can be deleted ?

Answer : Temporary files are created by your operating system and applications while they are running. Later on, they are not needed.

Unfortunately, temporary files sometimes are not removed, as when a system crash occurs.

The result is lots of additional data that, over time, can take up a great deal of hard drive space and slow down your computer.

Thankfully, it's pretty easy to find temporary files. In Windows, click Start, Search, and in the All or Part of the File Name text box, type *.tmp.

Select My Computer from the Look In drop-down list box. Click More Advanced Options, and select "Search hidden files and folders." Now click Search.

When the search is complete, select all of the files found by opening the Edit menu and choosing Select All. Now just press the Del key.

It's also a good idea from time to time to clear out the temporary files created by your Internet browser.

In Internet Explorer, open the Tools menu, and click Internet Options. Click the Delete Files but- ton, and in the following dialogue box, select Delete All Offline Content. Click OK, and the removal process will begin.

Don't worry about losing data you might need. These temporary files can all be retrieved again should you revisit websites.

Once you've removed all of the unnecessary data cluttering your hard drive, you should notice improved performance.

 
 

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