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Cleaning up my PC

by law_john / March 26, 2005 10:46 AM PST

I am going to install Deep Freeze on my PC (program that deletes everything new on your system after a shutdown or reset) and need to know how to delete all the crap you get from the internet, games, etc.
Example - Temp files, *.chk, Cookies, etc.

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John, It Depends On The Operating System...But...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / March 26, 2005 11:47 AM PST
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Where's the info?
by ihelpangels / March 26, 2005 4:23 PM PST

I only got a blank yellow screen.

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What do you mean ihelpangels?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / March 26, 2005 6:25 PM PST
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You may have to wait...
by Edward ODaniel / March 27, 2005 1:05 AM PST
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a while depending on your connection, processor, RAM, and Video because it is a rather long thread that was linked to--Instant gratification is not always possible when dealing with networking connections.

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Okay...
by law_john / March 27, 2005 8:52 AM PST
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...that helped a lot, thanks Griff.

One other thing, is there anything to remember to keep me from deleting files that are very important?

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John, One Simple Rule I Use...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / March 27, 2005 9:26 AM PST
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..Don't delete anything unless you know EXACTLY what it is and what it's used for...The link I provided earlier is a fairly safe way to get rid of junk files. But there are also other files that may be unneeded on the computer. The problem is, each computer is unique and the files need to be verified. If you find a file that you're curious about, do the research...RIGHT click on the file, choose "Properties" and read about...Then do a Google search of the file name...If you still can decide, post the file name here...Someone should be able to help.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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