clean up temp files windows server 2003

Empty Recycle Bin rn, cleaning up the 2011 kawasaki ultra 300x top speed recycle bin is most likely the easiest way to purge files unnecessarily taking up space.
You can delete the files in the folders but you should leave the 2 folders in place.Where do we start?Show hidden files, folders, and drives.It is surprising how much space can accumulate over time.In the photo below the SQL Server backup folder is using.8 GB of space without any compression.Rn rn After applying compression to this folder I was able to save approximately 60 of the disk space used by the backups.Rn rn The default path for the logs is usually C:PerfLogs.I got a great question from Brian this week: Is there a quick way to delete the temp files for all user profiles?As mentioned above you wont be able to see it until you enable viewing system folders.This will give us a list of the root user profile folders.
This will be even more apparent if someone forgets to set a Stop Condition on the Data Collector and leaves it running for days.
The default path to WER reports is and there are two sub-directories below.




The default path to these files.When all the entries are uninstalled perform then restart your PC to make certain this has corrected easy.We have some PCs that many users logon to and over a period of time there can be many thousands of temp files in each users profile.Rn rn rn rn One additional way to free up space would be to create a symbolic link from one directory to another on a larger disk drive.Click OK to close the window.You will have a convenient way to clean up different types of temporary files including Windows Update files and Windows Error Reporting files.You can use the steps above to apply Windows file compression and as well zipping the files to free up additional disk space.But looking back on the entire movie which continuously the point I'm at now, that I am a "twenty year overnight success".Rn rn rn.
Always confirm that files are safe to delete before you delete them.