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I have found a folder locating in

C:\Documents and Settings\lPichl\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Media Player\Transcoded Files Cache

which uses up to 1.5 Gb of my hardisk space. Anyone know what it is and is it s safe to delete the folder??

thx in advance
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everything that i'm seeing is that that's a cache for storing converted files.

WMP stores converted files in "%USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Media Player\Transcoded Files Cache" by default. It appears this cache isn't invalidated if you change the sync options. It should be. Choosing Tools > Options > Devices > Advanced > Delete Files forces the files to be reconverted.

i think it's just to speed up the process somehow...if you want..try making a copy of the folder somewhere else..then delete and see if there are any ill effects
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I have deleted the files and it seems like nothing is going wrong. This issues must have arised when i tested syncronizing IPOD with wmp.

thx a lot
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after a little research i have seen some references to the synching with ipods and other devices that affect that folder....so i guess just keep your eyes on the size of that folder
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alrite thx
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