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Delete Temporary Files in Windows 8

Posted by Arun Choudhary Articles | Windows 8 June 07, 2012
This article describes how to delete temporary files in Windows 8.
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Introduction

This article describes how to delete temporary files in Windows 8. Temporary files are stored in the hard drive. You can easily find these temporary files with the help of the .TMP extension. These temporary files are created by Windows. Temporary files are created when a Windows Session is terminated in an irregular way.

When you turn off your system without closing your files then temporary files are created. These temporary files can reduce the performance of the system. By deleting these unnecessary temporary files, you can increase disk space and the performace of your system. The Disk Cleanup utility will clean up unnecessary files on your system.

Steps How to Delete Temporary Files in Windows 8

Step 1 : In the Windows 8 OS, you can move the cursor on the right bottom and click on the search box. In the search box, you can specify what you want.

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Step 2 : In the search box, you can type the name "Disk Cleanup" and click on the "Free and Disk Space by deleting Unnecessary Files".

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Step 3 : In this step, you click on drop down arrows and select the drive; whatever you want.

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Step 4 : In this step, Disk Cleanup starts scanning and calculates the free space.

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Step 5 : In this step, you choose the files to be deleted by clicking on the check box and click on the Ok Button.

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Step 6 : In this step, you click on the "Delete Files" to proceed.

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Step 7 : In this step, the Disk Cleanup starts removing unwanted temporary files from your computer.

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