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Can I delete AppData Temporay Internet Files?

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I recently ran the Mcafee free online virus scan - good news is it came up with 0 infected files. Bad news is before i ran it i had over 50gb free disk space and once completed i had only 4. I have ran WinDirStat and i think i have located where the space disappeared to. For some reason i have a 46.5gb file in the following location

c:\\windows\users\marc\AppData\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\virtualized\C\users\marc

Inside that file i have more files which are the same content as in my music library and videos library

Can anyone please tell me what these files are for and if it is safe to delete them?

Many Thanks

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I have now fixed this problem but thought i would post how i fixed in case anyone else has the same problem.

I downloaded an excellent little program called CCleaner from CCleaner.com - it deleted all my temp files and fixed some registry errors and now everything is ok.
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A registry cleaner will not increase your system's speed or performance, and has the potential to break your registry to the point that your PC is no longer bootable.
We strongly advise that people stay away from any of the registry cleaners out there.
Go HERE to get more information about why registry cleaners aren't needed.

Thanks to Sari for the explanation

There are several programs which are safe that you can get. One we use a lot here is TFC which is free and will clean the temp, cache and browser history.

Download TFC by OldTimer to your desktop
  • Please double-click TFC.exe to run it. (Note: If you are running on Vista, right-click on the file and choose Run As Administrator).
  • It will close all programs when run, so make sure you have saved all your work before you begin.
  • Click the Start button to begin the process. Depending on how often you clean temp files, execution time should be anywhere from a few seconds to a minute or two. Let it run uninterrupted to completion.
  • Once it's finished it should reboot your machine. If it does not, please manually reboot the machine yourself to ensure a complete clean.

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