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Subject:  Re: How to fix "Lazy Computer"? Date:  9/27/2012  3:12 PM
Author:  xSixSigmaMBB Number:  181982 of 199143

I've also found that CCleaner doesn't clean out ALL temp files on the system.

There are multiple temp folders on your computer and it focuses on C:\TEMP or C:\Windows\Temp.

Using Windows 7, there is another hidden temp folder within your User Account.

You have to first ensure that Hidden Files / Folders are visible by clicking File>Folder Options and then select the View Tab... Show Hidden Files, Folders, Drives.

Then go to:
C:\Users\YOUR_USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Temp

I've found this Temp folder in Win7 to contain upwards of 500mb of crap that CCleaner didn't get. I just cleaned this on my work computer about a week ago and it is currently 48mb of junk...

NOTE: THIS IS IMPORTANT
When you wipe out this Temp folder's content, make sure that you don't have any applications running. It can cause issues.

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