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Old 11-22-2006, 03:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey Everyone,

Hope you're all well, I haven't been around for a while, very busy at school!

I was cleaning out my installed programs today, because it had breached 190 programs, (is that a lot compared to you guys?), and so I started getting rid of crap I never use...!

I then discovered at least 50, 'security updates for windows xp' 'programs' that I can uninstall...!?

Now, are these the actual updates? or just the files? because they are wasting space etc, and I'm wondering whether you can delete them? or if I do that will I 'un-upgrade' my programs?

Thanks a lot for any help you can offer, and sorry if it is a tad confusing!

Thanks again,

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they are updates, but they put them in the add remove programs in case one causes a problem. That way you can take them off if something goes wrong.
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You might be able to delete the actual files, but if you do it in add/remove programs, you will be uninstalling the upgrade.
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Thanks for your help everyone!
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