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Old 11-19-2005, 11:31 AM   #1
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Default Cleaning up computer, best advice?

I know I saw a post on this forum about ways to delete some old files or unnecessary files to speed up your computer but I can't remember the post name. Can someone help me find it? Thanks
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Old 11-19-2005, 11:42 AM   #2
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You might try a program called TuneUp Utilities 2006 (newest version). They give a 30 day trial. Run the One-Click TuneUp and it will run through your pc and locate unnecessary files or duplicate files that can be removed.
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Hiya, is this the thread you mean: http://www.computerforums.org/showthread.php?t=9976
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Default Re: Cleaning up computer, best advice?

Go to to C:\WINDOWS\, make sure 'Show Hidden Files and Folders' is enabled, and you should see some folders around the name of $nt$uninstall. Delete those.

I also recommend TuneUp Utilities; great program.
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disk defrafmentor,.
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He means cleaning up the PC not optimizing it, but for defragmenting, I would use Diskeeper.
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Thank you Computer Genius, that is exactly what I was looking for!!! Thanks everyone for the advice.
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Old 11-20-2005, 09:21 PM   #8
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Go to to C:\WINDOWS\, make sure 'Show Hidden Files and Folders' is enabled, and you should see some folders around the name of $nt$uninstall. Delete those.
is that safe? What are those files? I have never seen that suggestion before

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yes tuneup utility 2006 is a very good program to clean up ur comp
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Old 11-21-2005, 06:13 AM   #10
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Also ... i would download CCleaner ... great little program, clears unnecessary files and clears a few registry entries ... this is for regular use
But if you want to go hardcore, i would recommend JV16 Powertools and maybe EasyCleaner ...
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