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Removing Backup Files Left From SP2 Install

Posted on 2004-11-22
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Last Modified: 2008-01-09
I install XP (Professional) Service Pack 2.
Everything is just fine.
When I apply an SP I generally say don't backup - if things don't work, I just rebuild. But no such option seemed available when I installed this SP. Now I have almost 200MB (compressed) of useless files I'd really like to get rid of.

Anybody know the "right" way to uninstall the sp uninstall?
Question by:robertjbarker
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SheharyaarSaahil earned 1000 total points
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Hello robertjbarker =)

Can you delete XP Sp2 backup files?

Files and Folders Are Added to Your System After Service Pack Is Installed
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arghhhh.... that link should be,

Files and Folders Are Added to Your System After Service Pack Is Installed

sorry =(

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Very good, thank you!

Somewhere along the way was a pointer to a usefull Microsoft article:

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hehe.... right on! ^_^

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