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I'm trying out windows 7 and really like it so far, however, with winXP I used to go to folder options and make it so I could see hidden folders and system folders, then i would go to docs and settings\user\local settings. Then I would empty tempory internet files and the temp directory. In windows 7 ( and Vista ) I find that path but access is denied. Also the local settings folder is actually a short cut. So is there a way to do this with windows 7? I don't want to use a program to do it, because I think if you want it done, you should do it yourself. ( and I don't trust a lot of those supposed "windows cleaners".
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Cool! Thanks for the help. I know where to go now. I think it's funny how Microsoft insists on moving things around with each new flavor of Windows. Also, MS insist on keeping temp files. That's where the VAST majority of malware hides? leew, your link explained how they are combating malware well, however, when temp file are not being used they should be dumped. I know there is a setting for this, but I don't think it always works, because I have set the remove temp file on exit, then looked in the temp folder, and there where still files there. Anyhow, Thanks again for the help.
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