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    Default Can i delete these local C disk files & folders?

    ive found out after looking at the files stored on local disk C, there are a few folders of programs that i deleted previously. like rhapsody, opera and safari. and one folder named "earthlink" would it be safe to delete these files since iam not using any of these old apps?


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    Offcourse, safe to delete on condition that you are not using them

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    ah ok thx TW

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    These are probably left over after uninstalling these programs. I use a program called Revo Uninstaller to uninstall programs.

    If you start the uninstall process using Revo it starts the applications built in uninstall program then when that is finished it scans your registry for left over registry entries and then scans your hard drive for left over files.

    If you are not comfortable deleting left over registry entries you can delete only the left over folder/files. All deleted can be done selectively.

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    Default inquiry to delete program files?

    the files i have highlighted in the image here are of no use to me. they can be found within local disk C., yes, would you beleive i dont use windows mail at all!


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    Leave them alone. The miniscule disk space you might gain is not even worth 2 clicks. And with the next update, the updater might be looking for them. Then you wonder why you are getting an update mess.

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    i agree whs. thx for reply.

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    And if at all you wish to remove such folders, dont just delete the folders, uninstall the programs through Control Panel or Turn Windows features on/off.

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    cheers HAK

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    If you really want to free up disk space, then compress your files Free's up a hell lot of space.

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