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Logs/Crash Dump File
« on: November 28, 2012, 10:04:48 AM »
I recently discovered that the "C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Alwil Software\Avast5\log" directory holds about 116 GB of 'Crash Dump Files'. I was wondering if it is safe to delete such files manually. Also, are there any ways to limit such copious amounts from reoccurring again?

Any help is appreciated. Thanks.
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Re: Logs/Crash Dump File
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2012, 10:24:04 AM »
Please read THIS.

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Re: Logs/Crash Dump File
« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2012, 10:59:19 AM »
I have read the thread. My "usntr" log file in the directory is fine-- its only about 3 Megabytes. What I'm concerned about are the huge Crash Dump Files that are taking up a significant amount of space on my C drive.  Is it safe to manually delete the Crash Dump Files?

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Re: Logs/Crash Dump File
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2013, 01:22:50 AM »
If it are log files, it is always safe to delete them.
Meaning it will not break anything, but you can loose information you need to fix a problem.