The previous tip showed how to configure Windows Disk Cleanup to reduce the time that temp files are kept. A simple approach that allows the deletion of temp files right away uses the Windows command line and the environment variable %TEMP%. Open the command line and enter:
del /q/f/s %TEMP%\*
One precaution to observe: do not apply this command right after installing updates or new programs that require a reboot. Sometimes these processes use temp files to finish installation.
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