Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
  1.    11 Aug 2016 #1
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 9
    windows 10 pro

    Why Oh Why Is This Happening All The Time


    Hi peeps, can you help? I run Revo Uninstaller and do a junk scan to remove, er, junk. But I have noticed that this always is in the list despite deleting...
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	temp.jpg 
Views:	20 
Size:	195.0 KB 
ID:	95613

    I have tried, to reinstall Mail & Calender as suggested on some forums to no avail. I have also tried to repair the Store Cache as another suggested, but this always stays put. Where is it from and how do I remove it all together? Thank you for your time and expert opinion
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    11 Aug 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Penns Forrest
    Posts : 3,506
    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    12 Aug 2016 #3
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 9
    windows 10 pro
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by Slartybart View Post
    Thank you for your reply. The issue I have is...I don't know what it is indicating and I use Mail and calendar on my windows 10 and they appear to be working fine. Any further information would be grateful
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  4.    12 Aug 2016 #4
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 10,514
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    tmp files are just that. These appear to be related to the Mail app, so if that manages them, ok.
    Are you saying you can't delete them, or that they keep being recreated?
    They're really small.
    On the other hand, I don't have any such- but I haven't configured Mail. And I don't have any tmp files in that folder.
    Sorry not to be able to advise further.

    Have you tried Ccleaner?
    Last edited by dalchina; 13 Aug 2016 at 11:32.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  5.    12 Aug 2016 #5
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 9
    windows 10 pro
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by dalchina View Post
    tmp files are just that. These appear to be related to the Mail app, so if that manages them, ok.
    Are you saying you can't delete them, or that they keep being recreated?
    They're really small.
    On the other hand, I don't have any such- but I haven't configured Mail. And I don't have any tmp files in that folder.
    Sorry not be be able to advise further.

    Have you tried Ccleaner?
    Yup Got that.... still, it show in revo. I went to the start, settings, apps and located mail & calendar. I then selected reset instead of unistall. I think that fixed it
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  6.    13 Aug 2016 #6
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 9
    windows 10 pro
    Thread Starter

    still didn't work...any ideas
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  7.    13 Aug 2016 #7
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 10,514
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    You need to find where they are coming from.
    File Integrity Monitoring | Log and Event Manager| SolarWinds

    Commercial tool which- amongst other things- monitors a folder for changes and (probably) tells you what happened. I've not used it, and what you need is what wrote the tmp files to that folder.

    Maybe the trial period will be enough to allow you to do that.

    FolderChangesView - Monitor folder/drive/files changes on Windows
    - this small tool monitors folders and lists changes, but that's all, so it won't help you.

    If you can find what's writing those files, you can stop it.
    Or, from the name- which appears to be one of the universal apps- you can then try uninstalling the universal app and seeing if no more tmp files are written (for which the second tool may be of use).

    As for deleting the files,
    1. check the date and time they were created.
    2. Delete them - with Ccleaner make sure that you add that folder and only tmp files will be deleted. It won't delete them just 'cos you've installed Ccleaner- you'd have to configure it to do so, 'cos it's not a standard location for tmp files.
    3. Now inspect the folder. If tmp files are present, check the time/date is later than when you deleted them.
    4 If you can't delete them, you can delete them by booting your PC from a suitable bootable disk or medium.
    Last edited by dalchina; 13 Aug 2016 at 16:35.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  8.    13 Aug 2016 #8
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Penns Forrest
    Posts : 3,506
    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3

    A bit of digging - the Mail App uses the Word engine to render text (and objects?)

    That's why the files are in the Content.MSO folder as best I can determine. Other searching informs me that these files are created when Office encounters attachments that are from the Internet zone - but that relates to MSO and IE.

    Trying to find information on the Apps, especially the Mail App is difficult, but here's where I've found some information:


    That's about all I found. I tried Mail App a while ago, but found it lacking - so I can't easily test different scenarios.

    I almost said that these are temp files created when you look at/ open an attachment, but ... no evidence.

    I think the files are going to be created when you launch Mail App, even if you delete them - because the new sync gets them again (maybe).

    I'm out of ideas - if I stumble across a way to control the temp files, I'll post it. Until then all I can do is amplify dalchina's remark
    Quote Originally Posted by dalchina View Post
    tmp files are just that.
    They're really small.
    and say Don't worry about them until they present a problem
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  9.    13 Aug 2016 #9
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 10,514
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    @Slartybart
    - thanks.. isn't that folder an odd place for tmp files to be created? I don't use Mail so guess it wouldn't be creating any. It would be helpful for someone else who does to see if they have tmp files there.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  10.    13 Aug 2016 #10
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Penns Forrest
    Posts : 3,506
    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3

    Quote Originally Posted by dalchina View Post
    @Slartybart
    - thanks.. isn't that folder an odd place for tmp files to be created? I don't use Mail so guess it wouldn't be creating any. It would be helpful for someone else who does to see if they have tmp files there.
    The Windows Universal Apps (WUA) normally store per user stuff in the user's AppData\Local\Packages folder. Take a look on your machine - I uninstalled most of the WUAs so I don't have Mail.

    You want ask for another pair of eyes or should I ?

    I'm not sure if they'll offer a solution (possibly a setting??) or just confirm that the files are nothing to worry about.

    I posted in more help ...
    We'll see

    Bill
    .
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
OneDrive appears to be syncing, but nothing is happening
I recently purchased a new laptop (Dell XPS) with Windows 10. My OneDrive account has 1TB of storage and I copied 137GB and 1.1mm files into it. It looks like much of the data isn't syncing at all. The icons for the larger folders all have...
Software and Apps
Solved Nothing seems to be happening after inserting new Dragon 13 CD ?
Still very new to Win 10 so after inserting new Dragon Speech v13 CD can't find it in the files anywhere as was the case with Win 7 ? And what to do next as there's no prompts.... Appreciate any help thanks.
Software and Apps
Solved PC upgraded windows 8.1 to 10 not happening?
I have just upgraded pc and done a fresh install of windows. Antec 1200 case. Cooler Master Hyper 212+ CPU cooler. Vengeance LPX 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4 PC4-25600C16 3200MHz RAM Crucial SSD MX100 512 GB . 500 GB HDD. 1200W PSU. Gigabyte Z170X...
Installation and Upgrade
Solved BIOS startup not happening
Until I did a Windows 10 fresh install my PC was set in the BIOS (and still remains the same) set to startup the PC at a predetermined time everyday. ASROCK H77. And it did so daily until the Windows 10 Pro install. Did the update first to activate....
General Support
BSOD happening every day now
I started getting this bsod a few weeks ago. Lately the screen is unreadable when everything crashes however before it started doing that I would get WHEA_uncorrectable_error. Any help would be appreciated. I've attached the debug folder like...
BSOD Crashes and Debugging
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 23:36.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App



Windows 10 Forums