Windows 10: What is folder .WDTemp ? (its 45 GB on my new installed WIN 10!!!).

Discus and support What is folder .WDTemp ? (its 45 GB on my new installed WIN 10!!!). in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Can someone please explain what on earth this folder is in my WIN10 root and if I can delete it? I received a new pc (Surface Book) and after updating... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by pmp, Dec 5, 2015.

  1. PMP
    pmp Win User

    What is folder .WDTemp ? (its 45 GB on my new installed WIN 10!!!).


    Can someone please explain what on earth this folder is in my WIN10 root and if I can delete it? I received a new pc (Surface Book) and after updating it I tried to SHRINK the single very large disk to allow me to reinstall my Insider partition but it would not shrink as much as I would have liked and I think part of the reason was this enormous 45GB folder of multiple entries around about 3MB over a 5 day period.

    Can I safely delete the folder? I am concerned that it might be some disk temperature logging data which might be useful if I have a suspect drive which may need replacement... but I have no idea what it is but I am sure it was not on my previous pc which just died.
    Any advice would be welcome. The naming of the individual files is like.. 3bd00e89-4117-4268-8405-587d943d214d
    Thanks peter

    :)
     
  2. John369XP Win User

    What is Hardware Reserved memory and can it be changed?

    1 of my machines Win 10 Pro 64 bit 16 GB ram has a Hardware Reserve of 52 MB the

    other Win 10 Pro 32 Bit 4 GB ram has a Hardware Reserve of 557 MB.

    My friends Win 10 Home 32 Bit 8 GB ram has a Hardware Reserved of 6.4 GB.

    How can this be? Windows 32 bit machine can only see less the 4 GB's?

    Can this be decreased?

    Any Help, information or comments will be appreciated.

    [Moved from:Windows / Windows 10 / Windows settings]
     
    John369XP, Dec 5, 2015
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    Hi Rob,

    I see this is a thread from 6 years ago but since there is nothing out there for the same exact question for Windows 10, I thought I would give you a try . I got this 3 GB huge folder on my new Dell inspiron 11 3000 series windows 10 tablet with only 27
    GB hard disk... and I would like to get rid of it. can you help?

    thanks a lot in advance, john
     
    johnsmith_986, Dec 5, 2015
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