Solved

Is it safe to delete all content from the Windows\Temp folder in Server 2003?

Posted on 2007-03-24
5
751 Views
Last Modified: 2009-12-16
I have over 9GB of files in my Windows\Temp folder. I'm pretty sure it's fine to delete it all, but I wanted to get a second opinion. The excess of files is causing a low disk space error and I really need to clear it all out.

Is it safe to delete everything in the Windows\Temp folder? I'm offering 500 because I need this answer ASAP. I also need more than one response.

Thanks!
0
Comment
Question by:cjones_mcse
  • 3
5 Comments
 
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

by:
AnthonyP9618 earned 400 total points
ID: 18786138
Yes.. It's completely safe to delete all of the data in there.
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:AnthonyP9618
ID: 18786145
Also... When you delete the files it may say that some are in use by Windows.  Simply reboot, go back in and remove the remaining files.
0
 
LVL 10

Author Comment

by:cjones_mcse
ID: 18786186
Ok. Can I get at least one concurring answer? Not that I don't trust you AnthonyP9618, I know you're right, it's just for my own peace of mind.  :)
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:AnthonyP9618
ID: 18786201
No problem... I understand.  

This might help you too...

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&sa=X&oi=spell&resnum=0&ct=result&cd=1&q=delete+C:%5CWindows%5CTemp&spell=1

Google people of other people curious about the same thing....
0
 
LVL 70

Assisted Solution

by:KCTS
KCTS earned 100 total points
ID: 18786586
Yes. Delete
0

Featured Post

Netscaler Common Configuration How To guides

If you use NetScaler you will want to see these guides. The NetScaler How To Guides show administrators how to get NetScaler up and configured by providing instructions for common scenarios and some not so common ones.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

by Batuhan Cetin Within the dynamic life of an IT administrator, we hold many information in our minds like user names, passwords, IDs, phone numbers, incomes, service tags, bills and the order from our wives to buy milk when coming back to home.…
While rebooting windows server 2003 server , it's showing "active directory rebuilding indices please wait" at startup. It took a little while for this process to complete and once we logged on not all the services were started so another reboot is …
Established in 1997, Technology Architects has become one of the most reputable technology solutions companies in the country. TA have been providing businesses with cost effective state-of-the-art solutions and unparalleled service that is designed…
In an interesting question (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29008360/) here at Experts Exchange, a member asked how to split a single image into multiple images. The primary usage for this is to place many photographs on a flatbed scanner…

829 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question