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Old 09-02-2013, 06:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Need more HDD space

Wasn't exactly sure where to put this, but I've got a SSD with about 30GB of space and a regular hdd I use for data with plenty. Rome 2 comes out in a few hours and I'm short of the space I need to install the game on my SSD.

I switche the pagefile.sys to my data drive, which freed up about 8gb of space. I'm using treesize to look at what is eating up my space and I see a lot of AMD files.

For example there is about 9gb of space in the folder "winsxs"

When I click that to see what is in there, there is a lot of "amd64_microsoft0windows_ something or nother"

I used to have a radeon gpu, but now I have an NVidia video card. Can I delete all these amd files? I'm also using an intel processor.

Thanks in advance

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Old 09-02-2013, 07:19 PM   #2 (permalink)
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No, don't delete those files unless you know exactly what you're deleting. If you delete the wrong thing(s), you won't have a bootable system anymore.

Those are update and system files in there (driver files, dll's, etc.).

AMD64 just refers to the architecture, as AMD is the original creator of the 64bit architecture, even if you have an Intel CPU.

Why not just install the game on your data drive?
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