Every time I see McAfee Virus Scan installing an update, I lose a LOT of available disk space. This last one, yesterday, chewed up about 400 MB. Over the last two or three months, nearly 6 GB has gone away. I haven't installed any new applications, and have probably only saved 500 MB or so of appication data. Recycle Bin is empty.
Is there something I can delete to recover this space? If so, where is it?
It seems something new that we have heard as off now.
Kindly follow the below 3 steps & kindly update us with the following information’s:
Step 1: Clear all the Windows Temp Files: - (Navigation: Click Start > Run >Type Temp ) and clear all temp files.
Step 2: Clear all the Local Temp Files: - (Navigation: Click Start > Run >Type %Temp% ) and clear all temp files of the local user.
Step 3: Clear all the Temporary Internet Files:- (Navigation: Open Internet explorer > Tools > Internet Options > Under General tab) clear all temp internet files & cookies.
Hard Disk capacity:
Purchased McAfee Product from: (Stores/ Online/ Partner/ Etc.,)
Version details of installed McAfee Product:
(Navigation: Open McAfee product > Click About on the top right)
Thanks for the reply, Jai.
I cleared all the temp files as you suggested, the same day you replied.
Disk capacity is roughly 80GB
RAM is 1GB
Operating system is XP Pro, Service Pack 3
Original purchase of McAfee was in 2004 and I don't remember where from. All subsequent updates have been online from McAfee's web site.
Security Center is 11.0.623
Virus Scan is 15.0.291
I don't use McAfee firewall. I have Zone Alarm.
McAfee has updated twice since my original post. I have lost over 1GB in that very short time, despite barely using the computer, other than updating my bills on Quicken. Last night's McAfee update used up 300MB.
It appears like this issue needs some more diagnostics, I have sent you an e-mail requesting for more details on the same. Kindly have it replied so that we can help you better on this issue.