a large number of temporary files have been found

  • 10 January 2016
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system analyzer results - a large number of temporary files have been found (339 mb - Windows/IE only).   
How do i fix this ... in REALLY SIMPLE TERMS please ?!?!

Best answer by Ssherjj 10 January 2016, 20:17

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Hello miraclejack,
Welcome to the Webroot Community,
You best bet is to get one of a number of freeware temporary & junk file cleaners that are available out there on the Web.  A firm favorite with the Community members is CCleaner (from Piriform) and which is generally considered safe to use.
But as always when using this sort of software make sure that you at the very least set a System Restore Point prior to running it.
See the PC User Guide for System Optimizer
Hope this helps?
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In SecureAnywhere, I clicked the "Optimize Now" link under the Utilities tab on the right.  It cleared my temporary files completely.  Easy Peasy!
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This was the perfect solution, Telocagi.  Thank you for posting it.  It took a matter of seconds to fix the issue your way.  :-)