Temp folder

July 18, 2011 at 23:15:05
Specs: Windows XP, pentium4 2.40GHz/ 0.98 GB RAM
it shows an error message=
"the file or directory \Document and Settings\User\Local Settings\Temp is corrupt and unreadable.Please run the Chkdsk utility".

it doesn't allow me to download files from net and install new programs,games etc.

I tried the the Chkdsk utility but the error doesn't go

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July 19, 2011 at 01:49:27
Shashankpunk, "Temp" is just that, temporary. You won't lose any valuable data if you get rid of it. Since 'chkdisk' didn't get rid of it, maybe you need to try a different approach? I use a utility called 'CCleaner' to do the same and more. It's free @:
and I've never had a problem with it. You can configure it as you prefer. They update it from time to time to keep it current so check before running to be sure you have the newest version. BTW, it's REALLY fast, only requires seconds to run. Often requires a re-boot to take effect.
Ed in Texas

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July 19, 2011 at 05:10:28
Note that CCleaner, by default, doesn't remove Windows temp files less than 24 hours old, so if the corrupted temp file has been accessed in that time, which seems likely if you are getting continual errors, then the errant file won't be deleted. You can change the setting by going to the 'options' section, then 'advanced' and remove the tick from the relevant box.

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July 19, 2011 at 17:34:40
If you just typed chkdsk it will only show you the situation.

If you want it to fix things type chkdsk /f

There is also chkdsk /r but that takes a long time to run.

Both of the above will ask you to reboot so that they can run.
Note single space after chkdsk

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July 20, 2011 at 12:16:59

I've seen you give this link quite often. It is not a good idea to place a link to an exe file because it could be anything. Place the link to the website itself and then both the poster and other helpers will know what you are suggesting.

Can you personally vouch for this program?

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July 20, 2011 at 12:36:34
Even if he did no computer literate person should/would allow that file to execute on their system.

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