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Tracing folder in c:\windows?


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#1 Illie

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 05:08 PM

I'm unsure where this would go in regards to forum so I figured I'd land it here, considering it's Vista-
I have a question about a folder I ran into in c:\windows called "tracing" - that is: C:\Windows\tracing. Googling this proved a bit difficult, and it mostly concerns me because of how massive two of the text documents inside are.. called "KMDDSP" and "NDPTSP" with NDPTSP topping off at over a gig and KMDDSP right behind it. This laptop is old and overused and simply can't be tanking along these two text files with its limited space - can I delete them? What are they, even? Both of these text files seem to update daily, growing in size.

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 05:28 PM

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It looks like you have (for whatever reason) tracing enabled and it creates log files in "tracing" folder.
See here: http://www.hsc.fr/ressources/articles/win_log_files/index.html.en (paragraph 7)

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