Windows 10: What are these tmp folders for: is it ok to delete them?

Discus and support What are these tmp folders for: is it ok to delete them? in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; I have multiple tw-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxx.tmp folders inC:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\AppData\Local folder.They contain 299 files, 6,295 folders... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by LDG_MT621, May 6, 2021.

  1. LDG_MT621 Win User

    What are these tmp folders for: is it ok to delete them?


    I have multiple tw-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxx.tmp folders inC:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\AppData\Local folder.They contain 299 files, 6,295 folders with a size of 34.4 MB. Most of the folders are tmp's such as tw-1b18-21dc-dfb5a.tmp. The ones I have checked have 0 bytes This folder is empty.They date back as far as 2019 and continue into this year 2021.Fortunately they don't take up much space but what are these tw-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxx.tmp for?Is it ok to delete them?

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    LDG_MT621, May 6, 2021
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  2. Trouble deleting a folder

    Thanks for the suggestion but it says "delete folder failed for E:\....." for each folder I try.

    *Confused What are these tmp folders for: is it ok to delete them? :confused:

    Will I be forever stuck with these unnecessary folders? *Oh Well What are these tmp folders for: is it ok to delete them? :eek:hwell:
     
    oli_ramsay, May 6, 2021
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  3. metro5053 Win User
    Cannot delete tmp folders


    OK, tried to delete them in the Safe mode, still says I need administrator permission to carry out the action.
    They are on the C drive not in any folder just listed one after another in amongst Program files, Program files(x86), Windows etc.
    Hydranix, sorry don't really understand what to do, so have not tried it.
    Disc cleanup did not work, unfortunately. Haven't got a clue how they appeared there, being tmp files would have thought I could have deleted them.
    Really appreciated the advice
    Thanks and Regards
    Bob
     
    metro5053, May 6, 2021
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  4. TV2
    TV2 Win User

    What are these tmp folders for: is it ok to delete them?

    Odd TMP files - OK to delete? What are they?

    This task is run at the same time stamp as the 19 files created today. Actually, one second difference.
    It is found in Task Scheduler > Microsoft\Windows\Management\Provisioning\Logon
    Not sure if there is any relevance.


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