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Windows 7: want to remove unwanted files from drive, what are they ?

16 Nov 2013   #1
ryan4646

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want to remove unwanted files from drive, what are they ?

i want to remove totally unwanted and unncessary files from win7 c drive. i have very small hard drive and i want to use more space.i want to delete those unwanted files, but i am not sure what r those. please help me out


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16 Nov 2013   #2
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

I would advise against doing that. It only takes one wrong file removal to cause a big problem. You are much better off to save for a bigger HD. They are very cheap these days.
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16 Nov 2013   #3
MourningStar

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ryan4646 View Post
i want to remove totally unwanted and unncessary files from win7 c drive. i have very small hard drive and i want to use more space.i want to delete those unwanted files, but i am not sure what r those. please help me out
well, I see no problem in removing the "unncessary files", as to the "unwanted" - well that requires a little more research.
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16 Nov 2013   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

1. You can run CCleaner to get rid of temporary files.

2. You can get rid of the hiberfile. The command is powercfg -h off

3. You can reduce the pagefile to 2GB

4. Uninstall unneeded programs
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