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What is file GUT32B1.tmp

Acer program file GUT32B1.tmp is chewing up nearly fifty gigs of allotted memory and I cannot access it to see what's in it

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Try using Process Monitor to see if you can find out which program is writing to the file. That may give you a clue as to what might be in there. Set the filters to the folder you are interested in.

As it is a .tmp file you should be able to cut and paste it, (I assume it is in the Temp folder) to an external drive just to keep a copy until you find out what it is.Then see if it is re-created either when you start your laptop or when a particular program is started or if a program fails because it is not there.

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try this, boot to safe mode then press the "WinLogo button plus R" for the run command box to popup then type %Temp% and Select all files and press "Shift + Delete" the confirm the deletion.. reboot to normal and you should be good to go... Good luck with that

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