Windows 10: Unknown folders in Windows/Temp

Discus and support Unknown folders in Windows/Temp in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hi, Does anyone know what are those empty folders in Windows/Temp, if and how can stop it? [img] They came on 1809 upgrade (same on clean install),... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by HeM, Oct 6, 2018.

  1. HEM
    HeM Win User

    Unknown folders in Windows/Temp


    Hi,

    Does anyone know what are those empty folders in Windows/Temp, if and how can stop it?

    Unknown folders in Windows/Temp [​IMG]

    They came on 1809 upgrade (same on clean install), usually after about 20min. of every restart.


    Unknown folders in Windows/Temp [​IMG]

    This is what I see (in Event Viewer), always at the time of folders appearance.
    Disabling "Use sign-in info to automatically...." in Account settings > Sign-in options, does not help.

    THX!

    :)
     
  2. Vicky Acs Win User

    about temp folder

    Hi Hector,

    The temp folder provides work space for programs. Yes they can be deleted. We suggest that you follow the steps provided by Sangeeta Sarkar on how to delete Temp files on this

    link
    . You may also type in the search box Disk Cleanup and hit enter. It will evaluate your disk and give you a list of folders sizes that can be deleted.

    Keep us updated on the status of the issue. We will be glad to assist you further.

    Regards.
     
    Vicky Acs, Oct 6, 2018
    #2
  3. OneDrive Temp Folder

    Hi,

    Thank you contacting Microsoft Community.

    • What is the size of both OneDrive and OneDrive Temp folder?
    • Is all files syncing to OneDrive Temp folder or any specific files/folders?
    Get back to us with the required information to assist you further.
     
    Sudheendra S, Oct 6, 2018
    #3
  4. Unknown folders in Windows/Temp

    These temp files will not delete

    Hi Jeffrey,

    Thank you for your interest in Windows 10.

    We understand that, you are unable to delete temp files on Windows 10 and I'd be certainly help you.

    For a better understanding of your issue, answer the query below:

    • Do you receive any prompt or error code?
    • What happens, when you try to delete temp files?
    I suggest you to follow these methods below and check, if it works:

    Method 1:

    • Press Windows key + R key together, to open RUN command Window.
    • Type "temp" in the RUN Command Window, to open temp folder and then delete the files and folders inside the temp folder.
    If the issue persists, follow method 2.

    Method 2:

    • Press Windows key + R key together, to open RUN command Window.
    • Type "%temp%" in the RUN Command Window, to open temp folder and then delete the files and folders inside the temp folder.
    If the issue persists, follow method 3.

    Method 3:

    I suggest you to boot the computer to Safe Mode, then perform disk cleanup on Windows 10 and check, if it works.

    I suggest you to refer the article and check, if it helps.

    Windows Startup Settings (including safe mode):

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10/change-startup-settings-in-windows-10#v1h=tab01

    Let's try to perform disk cleanup on Windows 10 and check, if it works.

    Disk cleanup in Windows 10:

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-in/windows-10/disk-cleanup-in-windows-10

    Please feel free to contact us, if you face any issues with Windows.



    Thank you.
     
    AntonyJose, Oct 6, 2018
    #4
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