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Old 11-21-2005, 06:30 AM   #11
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Default Re: Cleaning up computer, best advice?

like dyserq, i use a program called CCleaner.com .. it's really good, i recommend you download it and give it a try. You wouldn't believe how much rubbish you pick up.

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Old 11-21-2005, 07:57 AM   #12
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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.

I also recommend TuneUp Utilities; great program.
tune up utilities and ccleaner are ace, got rid of loads of stuff

I was more wondering whether deleting all these $nt$uninstall files is safe? They take up around 100mb which isn't loads but it would help.

I have never seen this suggestion before and am too scared to do it



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Old 11-21-2005, 09:26 AM   #13
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Those folders are created when windows updates are installed, to allow you to uninstall updates. But why would you want to do that? Unless you use System Restore, maybe, but I have that disabled, as I find it does more harm than good.

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