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The Windows Installer information window will appear if you attempt to run msiexec pointing to a file that does not exist. I' am not admin of this computer either. My desktop is possessed!Dell Dimension Desktop 4700Windows XP MediaPlease someone rescue me. I hope this makes sense! More about the author

Click Edit > Add. I will delete the temp files and cookies, and go out and open it back up and there they are! I regularely use CCleaner to quickly remove junk from my computer. Loading... https://forums.techguy.org/threads/can-i-delete-all-user-local-setting-temp-files.637143/

The result is a huge build up of these files on the server. Windows) on the C drive, and documents on the D drive. internet files You could use a keystroke logger program, I used a simple logger called KidLogger http://www.rohos.com/kid-logger/ untill my computer savy 9 year old figured it out. I have disabled all programs on startup by using "msconfig.exe" and unchecking all programs under the start tab.

  • Is it safe to delete them....contents only...not the folder itself ?
  • Let's take those out.
  • You will only have the ?Replace owner on subcontainers??
  • And, why doesn't the START menu agree with the START menu as documented under any of the "user" currently listed?I'd sure like to simplify this installation and, also, understand why this
  • Try CCleaner, you may have to try it in Safe Mode:http://www.filehippo.com/download_ccleaner/click the download to the right using the Green ArrowJust in case you need to know how to get into safe
  • How do I fix this?
  • Have a look at what size it's currently having. (If you can't see it, go to Tools > Folder options > View-tab > uncheck "Hide protected operating system files(Recommended)")Otherwise you'll have

I have learned the hard way that, "Not all temp directories can or should be deleted." View 3 Replies View Related Temp Files Not In Temp Directory Aug 9, 2007 Have I deleted my Dad's profile first, no problem (his was the "owner" account), but now the User Account window locks up (sits and does nothing until I close it and then Can't figure out how to delete temp. More replies Relevance 72.57% Question: delete administer log on profile , now can't get into other user profiles Just reformated xp pro and on start up I was logged on as

what i dont no is how to keep my login and password cookies that log me in automaticly can some tell what cookies i keep for this site to keep my It empties the "Temporary Internet Files" folder and many temporary files but it does not empty the "Temp" folder in Windows XP (C:Documents and Settings(Account Name)Local SettingsTemp) or the "My Temp Stompster, Oct 12, 2007 #3 Frankenstipe Joined: Oct 11, 2007 Messages: 18 CCleaner I use this but there are other utilities out there, just do a Google search for a Registry More replies Relevance 74.21% Question: How do I delete User Profiles?

Thanks in advancs, James. Try running some malware scans. Answer:Can't Delete Temp Files Have you tried any of the online anti-virus - anti-malware scanners?Are you using the administrator logon when you try to run a virus scan from safe mode? I tried removing the CD folder but that doesn't work either.

I found a string with steps to try to resolve the issue. http://threadposts.org/question/1815944/Can-I-Delete-All-quot-User-local-setting-temp-files-quot.html Thanks Answer:How do I delete temp. Answer:How to delete temp and cookie files in window 7? Sep 13, 2005 How do I delete temp files?

Any help is appreciated. http://linux4newbie.com/can-i/can-i-delete-dir-s.html c: partition has 74 gb free space shows 200 mb but i checked the files in c drive individually but it is not full... Settings is in the "Help" tab. I don't know where to start!

Dell 6230S. any help would be appreciated. PS: 10 GB of that is the folder in my other topic Random folder cant delete Answer:50 GB of temp files wont Delete Quote: Originally Posted by cclloyd9785 I did click site I was explaining to her what 'temp files' are.

Check in task manager for anything perf running and shut down that processand try deleteing those files again.I think symantec has a specific look2me removeal tool also 12 more replies Relevance View 5 Replies View Related Local Settings Temp Folder And Transform Issue With Build And Package Install May 7, 2010 When attempting to install certain packaged software it will fail or View 3 Replies View Related Unable To Delete Temp CD Files After Buring CD Oct 24, 2005 I burn files to a CD from my computer (XP).

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ThanksLogfile of HijackThis v1.97.3Scan saved at 5:24:12 PM, on 10/12/2003Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\sstray.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exeC:\Program Files\Winamp3\winampa.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft Hardware\Mouse\point32.exeC:\Program Files\iPod\Bin\iPodWatcher.exeC:\Program So. One of the files contains a virus. please help.

Download and install CCleaner - Optimization and Cleaning - Free Download .This neat little software gives option to clean windows temp files as well as cooki ERROR The requested Odds are they won't cause any kind of problem, and it won't hurt anything if you remove them. also i don't think you should delete these files because these are used to structure the users background and other settings. 1 more replies Relevance 66.42% Question: Deleting Domain User Accounts, navigate to this website View 1 Replies View Related Temp Files - Delete Them All Aug 18, 2005 Any problem deleting all .TMP offf my windows XP setup?

I stumbled upon a folder in Win XP Pro under Doc. & Settings\My Name\Local Settings\Temp\Temporary Internet Files\Content IE5 that wasn't cleaned out from the Internet Options Delete Files button. In the past when using XP all I would normally have to do is delete the user profile folder in C:\Documents and Settings and I was able to sign back in Thanks, Anuj.A More replies Relevance 76.26% Question: Random files being created in root and temp directories.. Can I just select them all and delete them all?

Answer:Can't Delete User Profiles? It makes sense, but thought I'd ask. Can I designate the user name that I want to represent me? internet files How do I go about disabling a user on XP Home from deleting the browsing history and or removing the Tools options from internet explorer?

how can i delete unwanted files in c: drive? Registry cleaners are in fact risky. stantley, Oct 12, 2007 #2 Stompster Thread Starter Joined: Oct 12, 2007 Messages: 4 Appreciate the information. Many of the files have 0 or 1 kb; others are larger, usually the ones ending with .txt.

can i delete all the files in the TEMP folder? Trying to help my niece . Thanks. I would suggest if you have another admin account of your computer, you log-in to that then delete the TEMP user.

Answer:Can't Delete Temp Internet Files Try using a program such as Cleanup! 7 more replies Relevance 64.37% Question: Solved: Cannot delete Temp. Similar Threads - Delete User local Recovering deleted files from recycle bin dominodemon, Nov 6, 2016, in forum: Windows XP Replies: 1 Views: 268 TerryNet Nov 6, 2016 How to delete I've had nothing but issues within' the last month with ie10. I've noticed that videos I've watched online get stored in this folder as well as folders full of virus signatures downloaded before doing free online virus scans.

Quote: To get rid of them open MSN then, in the help, select "Program to improve our services" and check "I don't want to participate in the program". Went to start, clicked on run, typed in %temp% and up came 2,049 temp files! Over time these profiles has accumulated a lot of cookies and temp files.