Cleaning up Windows directory in XP

Posted on 2007-07-24
Last Modified: 2008-01-09
Are there any files that are safe to clean up from the windows directory in XP?  I have hundreds of $NTUninstall folders and well as .log files.  Over time the windows directory has grown to half of my drive space and I am trying to free some up?
Question by:magarner
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    At the moment, the most popular freeware utility for cleaning up unwanted files on your hard drive is probably CCleaner...

    At the same time, keep in mind that quite often those "$NTUninstall" folders are directly tied into your capability to uninstall the operating system patches and hotfixes that you have previously used to update your system.
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    Thanks to both - the tool ccleaner worked great.  However the tips from the document also proved valuable.

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