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Vertual drive full

Can I delete temp files from Disc cleanup .It's the one with the Wins logo .Ihave deleted downloaded files before but not from windows.Had an alert that my vertual drive was full.PC was slow so deleted alot of stuff I had in folders and it made quite a differance,But need more HDD space.Hope someone can help please.Olddear

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  • Leone Bates Feb 22, 2009

    thankyou Iwillnot for your input,but still want to know if it's safe for me to delete wins temporary files from "disc cleaner"that is already in my laptop.Have deleted internet down-loads ok but never deleted Windows temp files.Thanks for your input though.Olddear

  • Leone Bates Feb 23, 2009

    Thankyou Iwillnot,will do as youv'e suggested now.olddear

  • Leone Bates Feb 25, 2009

    Thankyou sooooo very much iwillnot,You are so helpful.Olddear


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  • Iwillnot Feb 23, 2009

    Hey there od: temp files are ok to delete or they wouldn't be temp files. The win logo represents your defaut setting for that type of file. Thx for the w/h rating. and maybe try: click on:
    Internewt Explorer>properties>settings: here you can: set the new page option to never then set your temp files folder to 1 mb. (use the slider thingy if you like) then >OK
    Now click> Delete Files: checkmark the offline box(click) >OK If this takes more than one second then you are on the right track. Next click on the Clear History icon click OK at the popup. If this takes more than one second then you are getting somewhere.Change the Days to keep option to 0. At the bottom click OK then yer done. Except.....
    Head to the recycle bin and once again as always > properties: then set that slider to 1 percent, While yer at it unclick the confirm option like you do with all other XP/2K programs.Click OK: then yer done OK? Except.... Get Ccleaner,, checkmark all boxes >Run Cleaner then go to: Registry (run that sequence} >scan for issues> fix selected issues (i never choose the backup option, no need) got that so far? Here comes the Tools>Startup delete entry everything except your aftermarket firewall. Then get rid of all the programs you will never use with the uninstall option. NOW yer done. Well that's a start anyway...If anyone has something better for routine maintainence please post it here.You have an Acer congrats... mine is a peach.

  • Iwillnot Feb 24, 2009

    PS I have seen this process free up over 10 gigs at one pass.(friends machine of course) that is more space than the hdd my OS resides on has in total! Run the registry part 3 or 4 times in a row. The more items you can delete in the tools>startup section the faster your pc will start and perform.


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