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Old 09-01-2006, 08:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question What is the MSOcache?

I am currently about to format a hard drive, however i found that was still 10Gb on this drive.

It turns out that this data is his a hidden folder in the root directory called MSOcache

One closer inspection, it contains a lot of zip files and what looks like some MS office Excutables.

Could some one tell me what the purpose of this MSOcache folder?

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The bottom line is that it's simple a local copy of Microsoft Office's installation source. Put another way, it's a copy of portions of the Microsoft Office installation CD. Why? so that you don't have to insert the CD when you add a feature, perform a repair operation, or install service packs and patches.
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