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vex2

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My Temp folder is completely slowing my computer down, it just keeps crashing now and it's really slow. I have only 5GB left on my hardrive and I've removed many things but my Temp folder has almost 30GB worth of junk!

I CAN'T REMOVE IT THOUGH!

I can't open the folder without the computer crashing, i did a search on TMP files and the computer found so many it crashed when I tried deleting them. I tried deleting them through MS-DOS but still no luck! I then created my own .bat file with the necessary lines to delete the contents of the file and it didn't work!

I don't know what else to do?

PLEASE HELP!
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wannabe1

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Hi vex2...

Have you tried running Disk Cleanup from System Tools?

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Edited by wannabe1, 20 April 2006 - 07:26 AM.

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kroberts

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Maybe you could try renaming it "Temp1", then create another file called "Temp", then delete "Temp1"?
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vex2

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Tried Disk Cleanup from System Tools and renaning it, no luck at all. Ends up crashing or doesn't respond.

Such a pain!
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Try deleteing just a few files at a time. Will they delete that way? There are limits on how much a machine can handle at one time. Try 20 or so files and see if they will delete.
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Just a small suggestion which helped me once on deleting a folder with files. Right-click on the folder and select properties. Just check to see if somehow it is set as a Read Only. Uncheck if it is. Where it says to include for subfolders/files, check that and see if it will delete.

I've had some which still wouldn't delete after all that, but it's worth a try.

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