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Delete temporary files from batch script in xp

I'm looking for a good batch script that would quickly find & clean all the known safe temporary folders/files from Windows (as many variants as possible) machines (e.g. the windows temp folder, ...
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Wipe out /tmp every week?

a few weeks ago, we setup a cronjob that wipes the entire contents of /tmp every Sunday at 5am. I wasn't really convinced that this is a good idea. Today we discovered that a certain task depended on ...
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Growing mutt temporary file problem when sending attachments

I have an automysqlbackup.sh script that backs up and sends the database via cron. The script uses mutt to send the compressed file as attachment. I am on a shared hosting server. It looks like mutt ...
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Why Does Excel 2010 Leave A Trail Of TMP Files?

I am losing hard drive space because of some deep, dark phenomenon being caused by Excel 2010. It seems like every time a user opens or closes a file, or maybe if Excel crashes (I haven't figured out ...
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IIS copying DLL and PDB files in Temp directory

This is driving me nuts... I have nailed it down to the following, but I don't know why it's happening or how to stop it. IIS worker process which is handling a web service is creating multiple ...
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Temp files are being created in root directory in Vista

I have a user who has some of his temp files being created in the root directory of the C: drive on his Vista notebook. System Properties > Advanced > Environment Variables > User Variables for USER ...
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Issue with temp files created in c:\users\temp.DOMAIN.00x

I am trying to enable users to connect to Excel files on a share on the server. The users have access to that share. Using Procmon, I detected that OleDB creates a temporary file in this location: ...
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MySQL tmpdir on /dev/shm with SELinux

On RHEL5, I have a small MySQL database that has to write temp files. To speed up this process, I would like to move the temporary directory to /dev/shm by putting the following line into my.cnf: ...
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Deleting Temporary Internet Files through Group Policy

I have a domain controller running on Windows 2008 Server R2 and users login to application servers on which Windows 2003 Server SP2 is installed. I have applied a Group Policy to clean temporary ...
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Script to delete temp files for all users in XP, Vista, and 7

Basically, we have numerous customers running XP and 7 with a few Vista machines. I've found this batch script, but it is limited to the current user (uses the %userprofile% environment variable). ...
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script (search & delete temp files/folder) has got a failure

I use this script to clean history, cookies and cache(Temporary Internet Files) for all users AND it should also clean the temp dir BUT there seems to be something wrong. 2 things get mixed up I ...
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Can't create/write to file 'C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.0\Data#sql_29c_0.MYI' (Errcode: 17)

Whenever I am doing a backup, I get this error. I checked the net for this error and have done the following things: Create a folder in MySQL\Temp and changed the temporary directory of MySQL temp ...
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/tmp flooded with “.myapp” files

On my new server (dedicated, CentOs5), 2 or 3 .myapp files (like "51b9dc4cc246f.myapp", ~500 Mo) is created every minute under /tmp, fulling my harddisk at an alarming speed. There is nothing in ...
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USB Drive on Linux (Redhat Ent 5.3) appears to use up available space on my primary drive

I have about 3.6 'Terabyte' drive that is used for the root of the filesystem. When I look at the Disk Usage Analyzer, it shows that only about 1 'Terabyte' of that space is used. I have a 2 ...
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mysqld : multiple tmpdir & balancing

Our 1Tb tempdir can sometimes be completely used by mysqld, resulting in disk-full and query errors. This can be due to lots of mid-size queries, or couple of very big queries. We have a 5Tb raid ...
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OpenOffice Headless Mode - Temp Directory?

We're running OpenOffice 3.2 in headless mode. It writes all of it's temporary files to /tmp and we're running out of disk space, so I'd like to change the temp directory for it. Sadly, I can't seem ...
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specify temp folder for msi extracted files used for installation

I was recently installing Microsoft Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 to create my build server on a VM (Windows 2003 R2 Std), I was wondering that it would be nice to specify the ...
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Domain wide deletion of Temporary Internet Files in IE 7

What is the best way and how would you go about the domain wide deletion of Temporary Internet Files in IE 7 per machine per user? It would be nice to be able to do this on demand but some kind of ...
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Fail to create temp files in Oracle 10g

My disk is full so I delete oracle temp files to gain space. I use oragle 10g with CentOS release 4.4 Operation System. First Search temp files SELECT tablespace_name, file_name, bytes FROM ...
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Is it possible to have a seperate TEMP path for Windows and Applications

I want windows to use c:/temp as its temp folder. I want all other applications to use d:/temp as their temp folders. I believe this is not possible, or is it ?
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What are these tmp directories for? And IF can they be eliminated, HOW?

I should have included the fact that none of these files are visible from Windows Explorer, and only show when looking for *.tmp at the command line. AND they don't seem to be possible to delete. I ...
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Clearing temp files on windows 2003 [closed]

How do I clear all temp / unnecessary files safely on a windows server 2003 R2? Also - is it possible / does it make sense to defrag this server? It's hosting something critical, its running slow ...