How to delete temporary files and folders (TEMP)

Latest update: July 8, 2024 ID: 1161

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The Microsoft Windows operating system and running applications create temporary files on the computer in the TEMP folder. These files are deleted once the application ends. Sometimes the temporary files are not deleted and take up space on the hard drive. This could be as a result of an error in the operating system or the application.

Delete temporary files using the instructions below. Clear both the system TEMP folder and the TEMP folder for your account, unless there are other clarifications from the Technical Support or recommendations in another article.


How to clear the TEMP folder for you account


How to clear the system TEMP folder

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