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  1. theoneandonlymrk

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    :Dim trying to free up some space on a full 120 ssd , looking into my windows folder ive allready cleaned up the downloaded installs folder, now im looking at,

    C:/windows/installer

    this looks to be a folder of previouse updates too, can i delete all these?.
     
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    Turn off hibernation
    move or disable pagefile
    run disk clean up
    Delete system protection files or even disable it
     
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    done all those i care for, pagefile FTW, and thanks but that dosnt asnwer my question.:)
     
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    What Asrock said. anything else i wouldnt mess with
     
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    read what i asked please , ive replied i had done all them but pagefiles on(FTW) because this ssd isnt wanted to last forever(1.5years no faults s'far) , takes up a damn pciex slot and prices have obsoletified my ssd

    im asking about one file location

    C:/windows/installations

    ive sent it to recycle bin with no ill effects so far.
     
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    i dont have that directory on my pc,so it may be safe to remove
     
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    Delete contents in:


    C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Temp
    C:\Windows\Temp

    Do not delete Windows\Installer, you will not be able to uninstall any software that uses windows installer backend, and it will quite screw up stuff too, most of the software today has integrated uninstallers into windows

    AppData is hidden by default

    You have 8 GB RAM, pagefile is unnecessary, makes your SSD slower and the whole system less responsive, also it's very unhealthy for SSD life and performance degradation.
     
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    Pagefile on might be needed like if he video editing or using photoshop that's why i said put it on another drive.
     
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    If not done already, what about moving certain folders to a secondary hdd: My Documnts/Music/Videos/Pictures/Downloads
     
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    ty ill put them back then


    dont know about the pagefile ive a pagefile on 3 sources and i let windows manage it 1x 2disk raid ,ssd and hdd, its never ever switched off either just rarely rebooted on driver install

     
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    You don't need more than 8 GB of pagefile, disable all other drives and put it on HDD if you want space in SSD, but beware it will lag a lot on HDD
     
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    i dont need 2 Gfx cards dude:D, nah pulling ya leg ,i Get what ya saying though, Im just makeing my mind up:)
     
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