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Windows 7: Files left after install

30 Oct 2009   #1
Bray

Vista Home 32
 
 
Files left after install

Did clean install on second drive and today noticed a bunch of CAB files on my C drive which I believe were put there from the expanding file install process. File with names and dates like AUG2006x64. cab etc etc

SPace not a problem but can I safely delete the files?

Thanks
Bill


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30 Oct 2009   #2
TheSchaft

Windows 7 x64 HP, Windows 7 HP, Windows 7 Ult
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bray View Post
Did clean install on second drive and today noticed a bunch of CAB files on my C drive which I believe were put there from the expanding file install process. File with names and dates like AUG2006x64. cab etc etc

SPace not a problem but can I safely delete the files?

Thanks
Bill
Normally the installer cleans up after itself as one of the last steps, so you shouldn't have a lot of junk left over.

Do a disk cleanup and see if that gets rid of them - one of the categories is temporary files.
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30 Oct 2009   #3
Bray

Vista Home 32
 
 

Thanks I forgot to check that.

It doesnt specifically show those file names but I guess if I clean up everything it may get rid of them if they are temps.

Thanks again
Bill
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