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Well, Internet Explorer is pretty bad at managing its temp folder - over time it amasses hundreds of thousands of files, all miniscule (~4KB), and all taking a long time to load. Giving it a purge every now and then is a good idea.

But Firefox and Chrome generally combine the stuff in the temp folder, and prune it themselves. You don't generally need to clear it for them.

On older PCs I've seen internet explorer cold start times drop from 40+ seconds to about 8 seconds just by clearing the temp folder; but it's never had that much of an impact on Firefox or Chrome.

I just run CCleaner every now and then. Wherever the temp files are, it'll find them and clear the ones that need to go. wink.gif

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cool, I use FF so I guess my temp folder won't be so bad. I still need to shrink my volume a bit and make that other partition for this temp stuff as I like the idea of keeping if off the SSD. I think I know how in disk management, but I would have preferred to do it in diskpart when I was formatting as I am not proficient at win7 OS yet. I have CCleaner per Sean's recommendation, but I need to learn how it does what it does...it found some add on in avast and tried to remove it, although it may have been that browser tracking feature so it may have thought it was a lost item or something

...anyway don't want to get too far off topic. thanks for you help again. I seem to be running pretty well, but I need to use some other recommendations by Sean - Autoruns and SMART services manager. things are okay, but I can already tell they are a fraction slower now that I've loaded apps.

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