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So much so that it's starting to fill huge HDDs with thumbnails. Thank you, vigilant Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 02-24-2013, 02:48 PM #2 [email protected] TSF Enthusiast Join Date: Nov 2004 Location: Pacific Northwest Posts: 1,679 OS: So much so that it's starting to fill huge HDDs with thumbnails. I know this because i used to have a recurring virus or something that would create 100's of thousands of 1kb files on my System32 folder until my disk was full.

WMP uses more than jpgs, it uses some xml files and some other junk for the album covers so the slack space might be more. Support that violates other's privacy, or breaks terms and agreements is not allowed. pip22, Feb 19, 2012 #2 This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. BTW, should have mentioned that those thumbnail files are safe to delete. Source

All Rights Reserved Theme designed by Audentio Design. And none of the 'cleaner' apps seem to mess with that folder. Thanks though for your insightful post it helped me a lot as I clearly needed help on crossposting.

We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. As soon as you can, get that option turned off in WMP! #21 ilisidi, Mar 8, 2012 imagoon Diamond Member Joined: Feb 19, 2003 Messages: 5,199 Likes Received: 0 Crossposting I've disabled the service to prevent this from happening again on my system (and deleted the files), but the problem persists for anyone who uses Windows 7 and isn't aware of ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: Connection to failed.

It's exe usage is still low. The government USE to do that on their sites but I think the 10's of thousands of us that complained finally caused them to drop that requirement most everywhere. Old SSD Computer Help Tuesday at 6:59 PM I want to cleanup my millions .jpg on my PC.... That should help delete faster than a single thread del command. #13 zuffy, Mar 7, 2012 tential Diamond Member Joined: May 13, 2008 Messages: 6,457 Likes Received: 109 If it's

I haven't changed any default settings in WMP so it's a mystery why your LocalMLS folder should be crammed with album art. I get messages about random things that pop up. This is not written... C:\ which does the annoying smiley.

I did not know this, and 3.7 MILLION jpegs have been made. The Royal Bedding Pope warned about technologies... AnandTech Forums: Technology, Hardware, Software, and Deals Home Forums > Hardware and Technology > Computer Help > Home Properties Residential Condos and Duplexes Commercial Lots and Land Sold Properties Home Search I think I figured out how to share files without it adding files to the Art Cache but I'll be very wary.

However, because there are 3.7 million files I can't open the folder or my computer will just hang. Forgot Password? Products, services, websites - we're here to help with technical issues, not market for others. The time now is 06:54 AM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of

Now I understand the difference of why it would say something would be so and so MBs big but take up more size on the disk. By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies.Tell me more | Cookie Preferences Partially Powered By Products Found At Lampwrights.com Tech Support Forum I have found several thousand files in the Local MLS folder are these safe to remove to speed up my computer... I looked around on-line, and it turns out that the Windows 7 Media Player Network Sharing Service is to blame.

NDWales Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help 54 07-15-2012 04:19 PM Virus detected but not permanently deleted Hi, I recently had the windows 7 antivirus virus that blocks .exes, and I successfully managed to get Occasionally, I'll try to run a video on a web site where WMP will pop up and try to nag me into reinstalling it. Call it temp if you want.

Its found 8 files so far, keeps hanging, and the command line to delete the folder is still running.

Send × Email This Listing Forward information about this listing to your friends and family. I opened that up, tried to delete the files from that but still, I don't even know if it's doing anything. While researching this, I found that there are many people complaining that the LocalWMP folder keeps growing and growing. Also after you delete all this stuff, it is quite likely the NTFS MFT will be very bloated. #24 imagoon, Mar 8, 2012 tential Diamond Member Joined: May 13, 2008

I dont even use Windows Media Player, i use Winamp for audio and Media Player Classic for video. I'd rather miss that video then do that. Useful Searches Recent Posts Menu Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Menu Log in Sign up AnandTech Forums: Technology, Hardware, Software, and Deals Home Forums > Hardware and Technology No, create an account now.

Approach the communities affected directly, not here! Advertisement Recent Posts Fuji S7000 Photography Mode Problem manslight47 replied Feb 13, 2017 at 8:41 AM The Trump Term of Office Tabvla replied Feb 13, 2017 at 8:35 AM Fps/performance drop When it was going really slow it took a ton of files to delete just to get 1 MB of space back. No soliciting of any kind.

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... Since temp is empty, when it sync, it will mirror temp to your destination, eventually purging all the files/folders to mirror the temp folder which is the source. #17 zuffy, I tried to free as much space as I could and t... Further update, I don't have windows 7 and a google search told me I need windows 7 to use the multithreaded feature #16 tential, Mar 7, 2012 Last edited: Mar

looneyfitter Inactive Malware Help Topics 19 09-02-2012 01:43 AM Windows XP PC unable to access internet or copy files Hi - I have a Dell slimline PC running Windows XP that