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Windows 7: Windows folder size is huge and taking over my hard drive - by design?

24 Apr 2012   #11
flemur13013

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by KevinD7288 View Post
Use revo uninstaller
+1; Also, you won't need the .msi files that get left around from various installs. (search for *.msi)

My C:\Windows folder is 3.87 Gb compressed (6.01 G expanded) w/Win7 Ultimate; I deleted everything labelled japanese or chinese; some fonts; movie, sound and picture files and some other stuff: it wasn't easy.


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