Cleaning Temp Folders is as easy as a few clicks and can free up valuable resources on any PC. There are more extensive ways you can clean your temp files such as installing CCleaner from the Piriform website, it also cleans your registry and is a handy application for many other things as well. But the quickest and easiest way of cleaning up those cluttered files as outlined in the instructions below.
Left + Click Cortana search menu
Type in the Search %temp% – Left + Click on the folder or Press Enter
Press Ctrl + A or Highlight all
Press Delete key or Right + Click and select delete
When prompted a file cannot be deleted – Check do this for all items box then Press Skip
Voila! You are done! You have successfully finished Cleaning Temp Folders in Windows 8/10.
Windows 7 Instructions
Left + Click Windows Start Menu Button and Type in your Search %temp% and Push Enter
Highlight or select everything in the folder by pushing Ctrl + A
Finish by pushing the delete key or right + click and selecting delete.
Windows 7 – Check do this for all items box then Press Skip
Voila! You are done! You have successfully completed the How to clean your Windows 10 Temp File Folder guide through the Cortana Search using only a few basic commands. Keep in mind this method doesn’t take into account all temp files or caches on the entire PC. For that, you should consider using a 3rd party application such as CCleaner.
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