deletting files from local settings folder on Win 2K pro computer

Posted on 2007-08-11
Last Modified: 2010-04-13
I have a 4 year old PC with the Windows 2000 Pro OS.  I am trying to free up some space on my hard drive.  There are four folders in the C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\ folder: Application Data, History, Temp, & Temporary Internet.   In folder temp there are almost 6 Gb of data and in folder Temporary Internet there is 210 Mb of data.   Can the contents of both these folders be safely deleted?
Question by:DavidWoods57017
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    Accepted Solution

    There is no issues with deleting these, don't delete the folders though just the contents.

    best regards
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    Expert Comment

    Do NOT delete Application Data folder some applications need their state information to be stored on this folder.
    I would recommend either to run 'Disk Cleanup' from system tools or use 'CCleaner'
    They will automatically delete files that are safe to delete.

    Download CCleaner (Freeware) from:

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