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Using MsiZap to clean up the Windows\Installer folder

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Hello Experts,

I'm trying to clean up space on my c drive.  Running Windows XP SP3.  The folder C:\WINDOWS\Installer is 3.9 gb.  did a search hear and saw some mention of MsiZap.  This utility is not on my system now and a search of the MS download center comes up empty.  Would this help me here?  If so, where can I find the program?  How should I run it and with what params?

If this will not help me are there any other options for either deleting or moving these files without hurting my system?

Thanks.
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by:hydrokid
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use ccleaner.exe to delete all the patches
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check the hotfix uninstaller icon.. you should be able to delete 1GB plus items and temp items
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Thanks hydrokid - where do I find ccleaner.exe?

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by:Waterstone
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Thanks!  Downloaded CCleaner and it did the trick.
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