Delete it. It’s an index / throw away file and will be recreated when you reopen the QB company file.

To control its size, backup routinely with the ‘full verification’ option.  This clears the file’s contents and resets the file’s size each time to the default, about 10MB or smaller.

Resolution for '287MB issue: 'The company file is 287MB and lately the TLG file is increasing, it’s now 37GB. I’, unable to back up QB. It stops responding. Is it because of the huge TLG file size?' available: Yes.

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