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Over 5 GB In temporary folder? CCleaner Help

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  • Junk
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  • Windows 7
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August 4, 2012 4:55:55 AM

I usually run CCleaner to clean up my junk files on my other computers. But I just built a new PC and now every time I run CCleaner, it gives me crazy results (in just one day I had over 5GB in my temp folder). Every 5-6 hours I run CCleaner, and I get at least 400 MB removed from my temp folder - and that's not even counting any other files it cleans. Also, it cleans history from Internet Explorer but I never even USED Internet Explorer!! What could be going on?

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August 5, 2012 3:10:44 PM

you have SSD installed.?
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August 6, 2012 5:41:33 AM

verbalizer said:
you have SSD installed.?

Nope, just 1TB HDD
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August 6, 2012 5:55:07 AM

Do you do video editing?

The only other thing I can think of is as if some program is generating some sort of log, recording stats.
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August 6, 2012 6:57:23 AM

Pyree said:
Do you do video editing?

The only other thing I can think of is as if some program is generating some sort of log, recording stats.

I do quite a bit of video editing with After Effects and some with Sony Vegas. Could that be the problem?
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August 6, 2012 7:07:27 AM

Yes, those could be temporary video files in the temp folder. I said could be because i am not sure where these programs put their temp video file. May be go to the forum of the software (I am pretty sure After Effects and Vegas have a forum of its own by Adobe and Sony), and ask people who use the software to confirm that the default folder for temporary video is indeed the temp folder.
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August 6, 2012 12:10:16 PM

Pyree said:
Yes, those could be temporary video files in the temp folder. I said could be because i am not sure where these programs put their temp video file. May be go to the forum of the software (I am pretty sure After Effects and Vegas have a forum of its own by Adobe and Sony), and ask people who use the software to confirm that the default folder for temporary video is indeed the temp folder.


I believe so. Other browsers typically hijack that folder as well, hence why it comes up under "Internet Explorer" when using CCleaner.
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August 6, 2012 12:12:53 PM

Pyree said:
Yes, those could be temporary video files in the temp folder. I said could be because i am not sure where these programs put their temp video file. May be go to the forum of the software (I am pretty sure After Effects and Vegas have a forum of its own by Adobe and Sony), and ask people who use the software to confirm that the default folder for temporary video is indeed the temp folder.


gamerk316 said:
I believe so. Other browsers typically hijack that folder as well, hence why it comes up under "Internet Explorer" when using CCleaner.


I'm with this as well..
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August 6, 2012 3:30:56 PM

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August 6, 2012 3:33:05 PM

Thanks guys for your help. I am pretty sure After Effects is causing the problem. Will check their forums.
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August 6, 2012 3:54:09 PM

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