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Windows\Internetlogs-delete temp files

Using the Explorer Tools/Options to Delete Files does not delete the thousands of these temp files. Neither does Disk Cleanup seem to identify them as temps or just does not find them.
There are some other temp files that are not deleted in those processes but they are tiny in number compared to the Internet log temp files. Each of the logs is 2033kb.

Twofold question, the first is it safe to delete these manually. The second is why aren't these deleted in the other processes?

Information will be appreciated-thank you

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Files deleted. . .

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Got just the answer you'll love........

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Download and install FREE CCleaner from:
http://www.ccleaner.com/
Before installing, go to this link for descriptions of each item to be ticked, Print out list to have on hand during set up install.
http://www.ccleaner.com/help/fileclean.asp
Amoung other things will empty all temps & index.dat (accumulated surf history). Under options , advanced, there is by default a box ticked "only delete temp files more than 48hours old". If you haven't installed any new software recently, you can untick this for first pass then re tick if you like. VERY broad ranging removal and (after 1st pass) usually under 3 seconds to remove all.
I think this'll make your day/month/year! Happy

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Windows\Internetlogs-delete temp files

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Thanks to both of you for your replies.

Have downloaded ccleaner twice, then deleted before use cuz I am a big wimp. If the clean activity deletes something that causes a system disaster, don't feel capable/knowledgeable enuf to recover without reinstalling system and all and suffering loss of too many goodies. I use System Restore (especially because of a ZA pro problem after any power outage)and what little I know about it seems to tell me it can not restore the items deleted with these cleaners.

Sooooooo-guess I will consider once again the download and use of ccleaner.

Thank you both again for your time and replies

have a good day

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Fear Not! You can choose how much or little you remove...

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by using the list. Generally (as the site claims) it is safe to use. Given your fear, I would untick all boxes except the ones you're confortable with.
In my own case (mostly Mozilla browser) I basically have the following: IE (ticked) ALL except auto-complete Forms (want to keep a few logon names&passwords). Cookies optional if you have some you must keep, they can be excluded from removal by manual entry where shown.
Explorer: Ticked ONLY Recent Docs& Search Assistant
System: Ticked ONLY Recycle Bin,Temp Files, Clipboard, and Old CheckDisk Fragments.
Advanced: NO Boxes ticked (THIS is serious stuff).
You can add more when you know what you like. Also look at boxes under Applications . Enjoy!! Happy

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Also CCleaner has a backup feature...

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for items removed. I save the backup to disk off the computer... never once had to reverse a cleaning. For me I check most everything except one ''Advanced'' section under the windows tab. I have seen no feedback about CCleaner causing system crash... may be but I have not seen it. Tobeach's method of gradually getting your feet wet may give you more confidence.

Best of luck!

Glenn

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Deleting Cookies

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Delete Cookies
Start - Control Panel - Internet Options Icon open - General Tab -
Delete Cookies. Next - Delete files - check mark box To delete all offline content - click OK
To view before deleting click Settings - View files.

Delete %temp%
Start - Run - Type - %temp% - OK
How to explain this?
Select all - Delete -
Delete may stop and list a file - deselect this file and click delete again. To deselect a file hold down on the CTRL Key and left click the file listed.
Click delete again.
Repeat this process until what can be deleted is deleted.
What can't be deleted leave alone.

Their is another location in Start - Run - Type -
c:\windows\Temp
but I have forgotten the correct way to use it, since I only deleted here once.
cg

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