Problem Description


My C drive is filling up very fast when Cloud Drive Mapper is installed


Solution


If Cloud Drive Mapper has a very high usage it may take a while for the template location to clear down.


Because Cloud Drive Mapper is using WebDAV there is a hidden location on the machine that the Microsoft WebClient (which Cloud Drive Mapper leverages) where the files are temporarily stored whilst the files are being worked on. This path is "C:\Windows\ServiceProfiles\LocalService\AppData\Local\Temp\TfsStore\Tfs_DAV"


You may find this is not clearing down properly if applications are not exited correctly if the system crashes. In this scenario it is recommended to clear the cache manually using the following code (or manually of course)


del "C:\Windows\ServiceProfiles\LocalService\AppData\Local\Temp\TfsStore\Tfs_DAV\*.*" /q /f


If you are using Windows 7 there is a known bug where WebClient will never clear down the temporary files - luckily there is a hotfix for this which you can find here.