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Martha
08-22-2004, 04:26 AM
If I go to

Start
Find
Files or Folders

and key in the following:

*.tmp,~*.*,*.chk

I am told I have about 2500 files in my C drive, if I delete them all== is this safe to do, or are some of them linked to programs I have installed on my pc, thankyou for any advice re this matter?

the gaffer
08-22-2004, 07:12 AM
*.tmp files can be safely deleted. as far as *.chk files go have a look at this link before you delete them, http://www.malektips.com/gen0017.html always a good option is to type in file associations you are unsure of into google and you will instantly be able to find what they are for

locustfurnace
08-22-2004, 10:42 AM
*.* is a wildcard for ALL FILES, do not use that to delete files, else all your files will be deleted!
It is safe to delete
*.tmp, *.bak, *.000, *.001,
and sometimes you can safely delete *.log, though some programs will not uninstall if you do this.