Re: Who or what's responsible for cleaning "Local Settings\Temp"?



Kenny S
07-10-2005, 03:02 AM
Spock, I have never come accross such a situation....


"Star Fleet Admiral Q" <Star_Fleet_Admiral_Q(NO-SPAM)@(SPAM-NOT)hotmail.com>
wrote in message news:%23tt8NxQVFHA.228@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
> Just be forewarned, some installers also put their "installation.log" in
> there also, which is required when "uninstalling" the software, either
> using the programs uninstall option, or via the Add/Remove Software
> component of Control Panel. Not to worry though, usually reinstalling the
> software upon itself, then an uninstall will allow the removal of the
> software.
>
> --
>
> Star Fleet Admiral Q @ your Service!
>
> http://www.google.com
> Google is your "Friend"
>
> "Jerry" <NoSpamChiefZeke@MSN.com> wrote in message
> news:uFsMvi3UFHA.2540@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl...
>> Sometimes you will find that a software install or patch or upgrade
>> creates and/or puts stuff in the TEMP or TMP folder and fails to delete
>> same when the task is done. Your housekeeping task is to proceed with the
>> install/patch/upgrade and reboot. Once you've confirmed everything works
>> as expected navigate to the TEMP/TMP folder and delete everything you
>> can.
>>
>> "Bert Hyman" <bert@iphouse.com> wrote in message
>> news:Xns964FB78EFDBA2VeebleFetzer@207.46.248.16...
>>> In news:#ZVXLI1UFHA.3716@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl "Shenan Stanley"
>>> <newshelper@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Bert Hyman wrote:
>>>>> There's an awful lot of stuff in there. Who or what is supposed to
>>>>> get rid of it?
>>>>>
>>>>> I'm ->assuming that because the directory is called "Temp", the stuff
>>>>> can be gotten rid of, but I don't recall ever having been given this
>>>>> house cleaning assignment.
>>>>
>>>> Start --> Help & Support --> Disk Cleanup
>>>> and/or
>>>> Start --> All Programs --> Accessories --> System Tools --> Disk
>>>> Cleanup
>>>
>>> Thanks. That took care of a fair bit of it, but it's still a bit ...
>>> untidy.
>>>
>>> Assuming that there's nothing going on ->right now, is it safe to say
>>> that
>>> anything in the ...\Temp directory is fair game to be deleted?
>>>
>>> --
>>> Bert Hyman St. Paul, MN bert@iphouse.com
>>
>>
>
>


Re: Who or what's responsible for cleaning "Local Settings\Temp"?