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Old 11-16-2005, 07:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey, I have a problem, my computer keeps tellign me i'm running very low on disk space, and that i need to free up a lot of space on my C drive ( i have some 542 MB left), I have gone into Add and Remove, and have deleted a lot of stuff ( some that I even still use, but thought i needed to delete it to free up space), but it still says i'm low. I want to install this game (americas army) but it wont let me because it says i have no disk space left. I'm doing disk clean up, but i don't think that will be enough. I have about 20 GB in music on my computer, but I don't know where all of the other 18 GB are coming from? There are also a lot of things in my Add Remove file that say like " Windows XP HotFix - KB72281220" or something like that, and have random numbers. What are they? Do I need them? Please help!
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Old 11-16-2005, 07:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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A good way is to clear your cookies/temps...

do a search on your machine for *.tmp
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Old 11-16-2005, 07:35 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Delete contents of C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\
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or like i said in ur other post....do a disk cleanup
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Old 11-16-2005, 07:59 PM   #5 (permalink)
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download and run ccleaner.
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Disable hibernation through the control panel, that file takes up about 500MB of space...I also suggest disabling system restore as IMO it isn't useful and takes up a huge amount of disk space
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Most (if not, all) hotfixes are from Microsoft and you'll be better off leaving them on your computer (as far as i know).

Search, too. I'm sure there's a bunch of info on freeing up hard drive space.
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