C:\Documents and Settings\Default User\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Dr Watson

Friends,

Can I proceed with deletion of the below log file

C:\Documents and Settings\Default User\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Dr Watson\\drwtsn32.log

Please suggest as this holds 4GB Space of my system Drive.

Thanks,
ashvidraAsked:
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davorinCommented:
Yes, that file is safe to delete. It stores logs of computer/program crashes.
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becraigCommented:
You are safe to delete it.

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-files/dr-watson-log-file-can-i-delete-it-it-is-35-gb/cd01d6ec-bc93-49da-9444-996d435cf910

This log gets populated when programs have issues or crashes occur so you might want to verify if there are any issues on your computer. Though 4GB is not really that large IMHO.
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David L. HansenProgrammer AnalystCommented:
Run Dr Watson (under accessories if you are in XP or just type "watson" from your search-box under the start button in Win7. Then, under the tools menu make sure that the checkbox "Append to
existing log" is NOT checked. This forces an overwrite of that file (rather than appending to it).
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MacleanSystem EngineerCommented:
In addition to above suggestions, you can disable this logging as well if preferred.

http://support2.microsoft.com/kb/188296
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ashvidraAuthor Commented:
Thank you all for your valuable time
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