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Deleting temp files from XP

by wristal_10 / May 7, 2004 1:42 AM PDT

Check for some very good utilities for this at this site or download.com. Also snapfiles.com
Search under "hard drive cleanup tools"
or "temp file cleanups"
My advice is to check with the documentation to be sure there is BACKUPS (so you can get back any files you delete) Your system restore on XP also protects you this way too.

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About relying on System Restore.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 7, 2004 1:54 AM PDT

Sadly, I can't write this is a good idea.

Be your own best defense....

Bob

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Re:Deleting temp files from XP
by boffenberg / May 7, 2004 3:20 AM PDT

I use System Mechanic Pro for this process and it works beautifully. You can download an evaluation copy at iolo.com.
One thing you should be aware of when downloading system mechanic is that it also included Panda antivirus; make sure you don't install that, it was hell to ubinstall it.

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