C drive almost full

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- Jan 7, 2013 at 10:02 AM
 Blocked Profile - Jan 7, 2013 at 08:52 PM
Hello,
I downloaded a program 2 or 3 times, I deleted it every time because I could not install it correctly.
Last time I tried it was ok and now the program works.
The problem is that C drive is almost full even though the program is 3.2 GB. Could this be because the program is not really gone from C drive ? What could take up so much space and how can I solve this problem ? C drive is 50GB in total and 46GB full.

Thank you



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Jan 7, 2013 at 05:11 PM
Hello,

No, it's not completely removed. Open Explorer and look under programme files as well as under document and settings/ application data, chances are you will see files pertaining to that application. Right click on it and send it to the garbage bin the empty the bin.

Also delete all of your temporary files.

Once you are done, I strongly suggest that you defragment your harddisk, you may gain some space.

To install such a large programme with so little space left is very risky for your system, you are very brave.

Best regards
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Jan 7, 2013 at 05:20 PM
Hi, many thanks for your answer. Can you explain how to do the same for Firefox browser ?
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Jan 7, 2013 at 05:23 PM
I don't understand your question, the initial question has nothing to do with any browser.
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Jan 7, 2013 at 08:52 PM
Sebastian,

Please follow my steps to free up space on your hard drive.

First i'd start by saying delete old documents/photos/music/videos that you do not use.

secondly, click on the start globe and type in disk cleanup and open up that program.

Select the C drive and press OK.

select the second tab and delete older system restores.

then go back to the first tab and tick all the boxes and press OK to run the cleanup.

next go to the control panel from start > control panel then go to internet options.

In here select delete temporary internet files and again select all.

for firefox go to Tools > Options > Advanced > Network > Offline Storage (Cache): "Clear Now".


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