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Timed refresh causing caches folder junk

I have a power query looking at a DB and I'm using the timed refresh option to update my spread sheet.   This option seems to create a new caches folder everyocurance.   Eventually filling up the hard drive but this does not happen when the data refresh is manually triggered.    

I've attempted creating a PowerShell routine to delete these folders but it would seem the folders are in a restricted system program space and the task will not execute.   Only way to get rid of the junk files is to manually delete them.


what can I do to prevent the caches folder from filling up? 


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Do you see SQL queries hitting your database twice?  Are some of the queries marked as cancelled?

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