Managing the SP Gatherer's temp files

While the SharePoint Gatherer is processing files (Office documents, PDFs, etc), it will store them temporarily on local disk.  By default this is in the Temp folder of the user running the OSearch14 service.  It’ll look something like: C:\Users\SHAREP~1\AppData\Local\Temp\gthrsvc_OSearch14 And during a large crawl, this directory can at times get quite large.  (as I found…