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    WMI trace.log in XP

    The XP computer that I use in my summer home in Maine has a relatively small (80GB) hard drive partitioned into two 40GB drives. Using the WinDirStat program, I find that I am encountering a problem with the C: drive losing drive space to WMI trace.log files which keep getting larger and larger until the computer is nearly disabled. I have researched this problem on the Internet but have not found a resolution that I am happy/satisfied with. If anyone has any ideas how to delete or, better yet disable, these files I would really like to hear from you.
    Thanks in advance for any help!

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    See if the post from 8/29/2005 at 1:28:33 am in this thread WMI log file filling drive helps.

    Joe

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    A trace log is generated in the WMI folder. This log
    keeps growing until it becames unmanagable. I can not
    erase it because it is being used by another program. How
    do I get rid of this thing - and stop it from being
    generated????

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    I would use CCleaner to delete the logs. You can choose to delete temporary files, logs, etc with this fine app.
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