temp in xp

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by kaiwen, Jul 29, 2002.

  1. kaiwen

    kaiwen Guest

    I notice that there is a temp dir in the windows dir of xp. and i found that it contains dir like _ISTMP2.dir and it contains old application that i am unable to uninstall. what are this files and can i delete them. and also what will happen if i delete them.

    thanks for any help
    (i'm new to xp)
  2. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    I delete the temp files and I've never had a problem. If you have programs that you can't uninstall, or progs that you deleted but still show up in Add/Remove, then get a registry cleaner and that will take care of getting rid of whatever is left.

    Regcleaner - http://www.jv16.org
  3. kaiwen

    kaiwen Guest

    thanks muzikool, it's gald that u had encountered this problem before
    and i had already got the registry cleaner

    thanks again