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Old 2013-05-01, 07:54   #12
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Originally Posted by NBtarheel_33 View Post
Seconded. No weird toolbars installed, no browser hijacks, no find-a-bunch-of-errors-then-demand-a-credit-card gimmickry. And if you're into cleaning up your "recently used" files or Internet browsing history, it does that too, even down to the infamous index.dat files.
Thirded. It's installed on every Windoze machine I have to administer.
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Old 2013-05-01, 19:24   #13
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After a reboot, I found that one toolbar__log.txt file was rapidly lengthening, so I made all the ones I could find read-only. We'll see what happens now.
The toolbar__log.txt file for the only login I've used since my previous post has been unchanged since the time that I made it read-only.

Conclusion: the make-read-only workaround tames the runaway file(s), with no apparent side effects so far.

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Old 2013-05-04, 17:10   #14

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There's no need for any third party tools really.

This is what I do to ease the situation:
(executed through a batch file along with other kind of optimizations)

REG ADD "HKCU\Environment" /v TEMP /t REG_EXPAND_SZ /d %SystemDrive%\TEMP /f
REG ADD "HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Environment" /v TEMP /t REG_EXPAND_SZ /d %SystemDrive%\TEMP /f

Whenever you want to delete the most obvious crap that takes up disk space, blast entire contents of the folder away.
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Old 2013-05-16, 00:45   #15
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My disk is nowhere near full (13 G free). But there seems to be a memory leak(?). Commit pages grows from 700 to 3700 over a couple weeks and. Then Prime95 quits with an "out of memory" error.

P4 XP room heater ... But still part os the 101 percent

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