1.    10 May 2017 #1
    Join Date : Apr 2016
    Posts : 220
    Windows 10 Pro 1511

    Delete Junk Files


    Hello,
    While running "Revo Uninstaller", in 'Tools' found 'Junk files cleaner', ran it and found so many (1.5 GB), some of them are more then a year old, all of them are "*.tmp" files.
    Location of these files is :"C:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Temp\*.tmp"
    Note: "CCleaner" found the same.
    Is it safe to "clean" them ?, lot of space will be saved.
    Answers will be appreciated.
    Thanks
    Motim
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  2.    10 May 2017 #2
    Join Date : Aug 2014
    Forever West
    Posts : 3,921
    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, Win7 Home, Linux Mint

    I always delete the *.tmp files, usually by holding down the Windows key while pressing R then typing %temp% in the dialog box then I Select all the files and Delete. A few won't delete as they are in use. Then after the next restart/reboot/startup I empty the Recycle Bin.
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  3.    10 May 2017 #3
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Maine
    Posts : 38,430
    Windows10Pro 64Bit

    Quote Originally Posted by Motim View Post
    Hello,
    While running "Revo Uninstaller", in 'Tools' found 'Junk files cleaner', ran it and found so many (1.5 GB), some of them are more then a year old, all of them are "*.tmp" files.
    Location of these files is :"C:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Temp\*.tmp"
    Note: "CCleaner" found the same.
    Is it safe to "clean" them ?, lot of space will be saved.
    Answers will be appreciated.
    Thanks
    Motim
    I clean them out all the time, mainly using CCleaner. You should also make image backups when your Windows is running good. Just for insurance. Macrium Reflect is the Best Free backup app around too. Revo is also Very good. You should be just fine.
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  4.    10 May 2017 #4
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Indiana/Florida
    Posts : 1,501
    Windows 10 Home x64

    Yes its safe to get rid of them.
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  5.    10 May 2017 #5
    Join Date : Apr 2016
    Posts : 220
    Windows 10 Pro 1511
    Thread Starter

    Delete Junk Files


    Quote Originally Posted by OldMike65 View Post
    I clean them out all the time, mainly using CCleaner. You should also make image backups when your Windows is running good. Just for insurance. Macrium Reflect is the Best Free backup app around too. Revo is also Very good. You should be just fine.
    Hello and Thanks,
    Make the image backup after the cleaning ?
    If I make the backup before, then if I use it, all the 'junk' will be back.
    Thanks
    Motim
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  6.    10 May 2017 #6
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Maine
    Posts : 38,430
    Windows10Pro 64Bit

    Quote Originally Posted by Motim View Post
    Hello and Thanks,
    Make the image backup after the cleaning ?
    If I make the backup before, then if I use it, all the 'junk' will be back.
    Thanks
    Motim
    Yes after cleaning .....
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