Clearing Temp directory for best performance

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Clearing the temp directory is needed for the best performance.It is essential.The directory contains temporary files.These temporary files not only occupy space but also slows down the PC.

How to clear Temp Directory   

It is very easy if you follow these steps..

  1. Go to RUN by typing START+R
  2. Type temp and then Click OK
  3. The temp directory appears in the explorer
  4. Select them all by typing CTRL+A and then type SHIFT+DELETE to delete them permanently.
  5. And that’s it the Windows Temporary directory is cleared.Do this once or twice a week.No problem if you do it daily.

Along with the Windows Temp directory , the user also contains the Temp directory where the user related temporary files will be.These also need to be cleared.
Follow this to do so..

  • Go to RUN by typing START+R
  • Type %temp% and then Click OK
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  • The users temporary directory gets opened in the explorer
  • Select them all by typing CTRL+A and then type SHIFT+DELETE to permanently delete those files.
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  • And thats it the Users temporary directory is cleared.Do this once or twice a week.No problem if you do it daily. 
 

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      Clearing Prefetch cache for best performance

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      Prefetch cache in windows contains files with .pf extension.They occupy memory in the system and also decreases the performance of the PC.They were of no use for us and hence they can be cleared.These were unwanted files.

      How to clear the prefetch cache                   

       It is simple.Follow these steps..

      • Go to RUN by typing START+R
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      • Type prefetch and then click OK
      • The prefetch window in explorer opens
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      • Select all the files by typing CTRL+A and then click SHIFT+DELETE (To delete them permanently)
      • That’s it  the cache is cleared.Do it once or twice a week.No problem if you do it daily.
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