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matt pearce

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When i check my recycle bin i keep seeing temporary files appear...

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are they harmless?
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are they harmless?

YEP...if you want get ccleaner (the slim version) here ...it gets rid of the temp folder files as well as the recycle files and the index.dat files that can grow to GB size if you have never deleted them..

Click on CCleaner to start it.
Before first use...
Select Options then Advanced.
UNCHECK "Only delete files in Windows Temp folder older than 48 hours"
The rest of the standard settings are fine...

Click on CCleaner to start it. Then click "Run Cleaner"

DO NOT USE ANY OF THE OTHER TOOLS...RUNNING THEM MAY CAUSE OTHER PROBLEMS

Edited by happyrck, 27 June 2007 - 10:42 AM.

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thanks happyrck!
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your welcome...
just a little info for the future...no legit program will install itself to the temp folders...
so if you ever find anything with a .EXE extension in your temp folder...you know its a BAD program
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