delete temporary files manually

Windows sets for temporary storage of temporary files, but which are no longer needed after work. now learn how to delete temporary files can - and manually via program.

Creating temporary files when Windows is in use since some versions and is - 10 download even when Windows continued - there have not otherwise known.

delete temporary files Cleanup Wizard

The "Temporary Files" folder of Windows includes files that the operating system needs to access during a session again and again. By caching the performance of Windows should be guaranteed. Say, the user can get the job done quickly. Because these files are not needed anymore after completion of the work and are only unnecessary ballast for the computer, it makes sense if you would delete every now and then temporary files. A variant is, for this purpose to use the Disk Cleanup.

delete temporary filesWho wants to delete temporary files, has several ways to do so. (Image: Screenshot Windows / Editorial)

Wizard does not find any files

Although Disk Cleanup is a useful tool, but the wizard is not particularly thorough. That is, he does not find all the files so that the user must also perform manual deletions of temporary files occasionally.The reason is that Windows is not consistent stores this type of files in one place. So there is on the one hand the official "Temp folder", on the other hand, the system creates files example from IE simply from elsewhere. Most caching can be found in the local Temp folder and in the global Windows folder. Only the former is found on the Disk Cleanup.

delete temporary files by hand

To the temporary files on Windows 7 and Windows manually delete 8, two different folders must be controlled - the local and global order. And that is how it works:

  • First, the Windows Start menu opens.

  • Now the user enters directly into the search bar type% temp%. Going through run you can save as Windows and so is the appropriate folder. The Temp folder is now clicked and opened it. Under certain circumstances, is at this point an admin password request is that only allows access.

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  • This reflects a number of folders that are titled with strange figures-letter combinations.

  • In the next step the files are selected now to be deleted. If all you want to remove, simply select all the files and then select with a right-click Delete. Under certain circumstances, the deletion is to be confirmed with Yes to delete the temporary files.

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Note: fears of accidentally delete important data, are unnecessary. So in the system, a mechanism is installed, for example, in the event that files are in use, sounds the alarm. If this message appear, the user sets the check in process for all current carry items and clicks the skip button. So these files are retained. All other files are now pushed into the trash needs to be cleared for the permanent erasure yet.

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  • Now the user must repeat this procedure for global temp folder. follow Temp - so, simply the path computer - System (C 🙂 - Windows.

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Automatic deletion of SlimCleaner and CCleaner

In addition to the manual method, the user can also draw on tools that specialize in the Windows optimization. SlimCleaner and CCleaner perform this task with flying colors. Who wants to know how they work Cleaning Tools, the separate guides can lead to heart. In the article Windows optimize CCleaner's work dating back to the home Piriform program is under scrutiny. The other article Windows Tuning with SlimCleaner shows that this tool is a good alternative CCleaner.Who wants to remove its temporary files, whether by hand or tool that requires only a little time. is rewarded with the more memory and better performance.