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Old 09-21-2006, 02:36 PM   #1
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Default Can someone help me get rid of useless data?

These are the programs listed in my Add/Remove programs area.. And i was wondering what i needed in this and what i don't.. Oh ya it's all WORD FOR WORD so they mean what they say

Can anyone help me sort them out!!!!!!

Adobe Acrobat – Reader 6.0.2 update
Adobe Atmosphere Player for Acrobat and Adobe Reader
Adobe Flash Player 9 ActiveX
Adobe Reader 6.0.1
Agere Systems PCI Soft Modem
America’s Army v2.7
Apple Software Update
ArcSoft PhotoImpression 5
AVG free edition
Creative projects
Creative projects templates
Easy Internet Sign-up
ESPON c88 user’s Guide
ESPON printer software
ESPON web-to-page
Ewido anti-spyware 4.0
Help and support additions
HP DeskJet preloaded printer drivers
HP diagnostic assistant
HP image zone 4.2
HP image zone plus 4.2
HP organise
HP photo & imaging 3.5 – HP devices
HP PSC & officejet 4.0
HP software Update
Intellimover data transfer demo
Interactual player
Intervideo WinDVD creator 2
Intervideo WinDVD player
J2SE runtime environment 5.0 update 6
Java runetime environment, SE v1.4.2_03
Macromedia shockwave player
McAfee site advisor for Internet Explorer
Microsoft .net framework 1.1
Microsoft .net framework 1.1 hotfix
Microsoft office 2000 professional
Microsoft office outlook 2003
Microsoft office standard edition 2003
Microsoft plus! Danser LE
Microsoft plus! Digital media edition installer
Microsoft plus! Photo story 2 LE
Microsoft visual J# .net redistributable package 1.1
Microsoft works 7.0
PC-doctor for Windows
Photosmart 320,270,7400,8100,8400 series
Python 2.2 combined Win32 extensions
Python 2.2.1
S3 S3display
S3 S3gamma2
S3 S3info2
S3 S3overlay
Sigmatel MSCN audio player
SkinsHP 1
SkinsHP 2
Sonic recordnow!
Symantec network driver’s update
Teamspeak 2 RC2
Updates from HP
VIA rhine-family fast Ethernet adapter
VIA/S3G display driver
Windows live messenger
Windows live sign-in assistant
Zone alarm

I am currently using Windows XP pro

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Old 09-22-2006, 10:17 AM   #2
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Default Re: Can someone help me get rid of useless data?

It all depends on what you use and what you dont. I see a few media players in there, chances are you dont use all of them. Keep all your security stuff obviously, but in reality you can uninstall just about anything from this list without adversly affecting your computer. Go through your programs list and write down all of the programs that you do not use and uninstall them. After that run CCleaner http://www.ccleaner.com/ this will clean up you hard drive of all temp files, and other useless crap, also run the "scan for issues" this will scan your registry for broken or useless keys, finally after all of that and a reboot or two, run defrag on your drive.
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