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OT: Consequences of excessive FaceBooking
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Posted by MI-Roger [Email] (#882) [Profile/Gallery] (more from MI-Roger) on Wed, 25 Apr 2018 03:22:08 Share Post by Email
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My wife has been getting more and more frustrated with her laptop over the past couple of weeks. Yesterday things came to a head when she couldn't open any link within an email that contained photographs. I was pretty sure the problem was excessive Temp Files from all her FB viewing (she seldom posts).

Sure enough. Over 24,000 Temp Files in her Browser, using over 6 GB of storage space!

I spent more than 4 hours last night monitoring her machine as I cleared all her Temp Files, De-Fragged her hard drive, performed Virus & Malware Scans, down-loaded and installed four year's worth of Software Updates, etc.

I learned my lesson too. I better do this on 6-month intervals in the future! Thank goodness it was a drizzly rainy night that prevented any outside or automotive activities.

->Posting last edited on Wed, 25 Apr 2018 04:27:23.

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