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Windows: where to arrange the Temp folder?

For what the Temp folder is necessary to

the Temp Folder is necessary to an operating system: it is used as storage for temporary files - at installation of programs in it distribution kits of programs are unpacked, and during the work of the installed programs - temporary files of programs are stored in it.

How to adjust the system and user TEMP and TMP variables for optimum work of Windows

- In a root of the bearing disk (by default C:/) create the Temp folder ;

Windows XP :

- press Start-up -> Control -> the Control panel -> System -> Properties of system ;

- on a tab In addition press (below) the button Variable environments ;

- in a window Variable environments in the section Variable circles of the user for Imya_polzovatel -> serially allocate with click TEMP variables and of TMP -> To change -> Change of the user variable -> in the field Value of a variable enter C: / Temp -> OK ;

- in the section System variables -> find in the scrolled list TEMP variables and to of TMP , serially allocate them with click -> to Change -> Change of a system variable -> in the field Value of a variable enter C: / Temp -> OK -> OK .

Windows Vista :

- press Start-up -> the Control panel -> System -> Additional parameters of system ;

- in a window of Property of system -> a tab In addition -> Variable environments ;

- in a window Variable environments in the section Variable circles of the user for Imya_polzovatel -> serially allocate with click TEMP variables and of TMP -> To change -> Change of the user variable -> in the field Value of a variable enter C: / Temp -> OK ;

- in the section System variables -> find in the scrolled list TEMP variables and to of TMP , serially allocate them with click -> to Change -> Change of a system variable -> in the field Value of a variable enter C: / Temp -> OK -> OK .

Notes

1. In Windows XP and Vista OS several Temp folders : one system - / WINDOWS/Temp and user - / Documents and Settings/Imya_polzovatelya/Local Settings/Temp (Windows XP); / Users/Imya_polzovatelya/AppData/Local/Temp (Windows Vista).

2. By default value of the user variables - %USERPROFILE % / Local Settings/Temp, value of system variables - / WINDOWS/Temp.

3. As an operating system and application programs for do not tidy up it is regularly recommended to clear the Temp folder of temporary files.]