Can I safely remove all temporary files?

  Vulcan 22:28 PM 24 Jan 13

I have just done a full scan of my computer using PC Pitstop's PC Matic which I have used for some time. The report on junk files shows a total of 144.23 MB in 31 files. The majority (143.83 MB) is contained in 17 temporary files. My question is: Is it safe simply to remove all of these and if so, by what means?

  lotvic 00:30 AM 25 Jan 13

You don't seem to have many temp files, and yes they can be deleted that's why they are called 'temporary'

Here's your programs FAQ

I usually manually delete ~temp files including temp internet files, now and then. Mostly before I'm making a backup image, quite a few on here use Ccleaner.

  Vulcan 22:40 PM 26 Jan 13

Thanks for that, Lotvic - you have confirmed what I thought.

  lotvic 00:14 AM 27 Jan 13

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