dd_setup_*.log Temporary Files

Q

What are dd_setup_*.log Temporary Files on my Windows 7 computer? Can I remove them?

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A

dd_setup_*.log Temporary Files are created when Windows is installing Visual Studio and related components on your computer. They are located in the \Users\<userid>\AppData\Local\Temp folder.

For example, the following log files were created when you installed Visual Studio on July 28:

  2,386 dd_setup_20170728122821_001_Microsoft.VisualStudio.Branding.Community.log
 14,448 dd_setup_20170728131059_002_Microsoft.VisualStudio.MinShell.Resources.log
  1,566 dd_setup_20170728131059_003_Microsoft.VisualStudio.Initializer.log
    836 dd_setup_20170728131059_004_Microsoft.VisualStudio.Devenv.Config.log
111,514 dd_setup_20170728131059_005_Microsoft.VisualStudio.MinShell.Msi.log
  1,413 dd_setup_20170728131059_006_Microsoft.VisualStudio.NativeImageSupport.log
 93,808 dd_setup_20170728131059_007_Microsoft.VisualStudio.Setup.Configuration.log
257,701 dd_setup_20170728131059_008_Microsoft.VisualStudio.MinShell.log
  2,265 dd_setup_20170728131059_009_Microsoft.VisualStudio.Connected.Resources.log
 62,762 dd_setup_20170728131059_010_Microsoft.VisualStudio.Connected.log
 45,875 dd_setup_20170728131059_011_Microsoft.VisualStudio.CoreEditor.log
  3,138 dd_setup_20170728131059_012_Microsoft.VisualStudio.Devenv.Resources.log	
...

dd_setup_*.log files are text files. You can actually open and read them.

Yes. You can delete older dd_setup_*.log Temporary Files files to keep the temporary file folder clean.

 

sv*.tmp Temporary Files

dd_vcredist_*.log Temporary Files

Files in %TEMP% and %TMP% Folders

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