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Need to trim down Windows 7 system files.

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Last Modified: 2012-08-14
I am running a 40GB SSD as a Windows 7 boot drive and now am running out of disk space.  I have Office installed along with the Firefox browser installed also on "C:\".   What are some common files that I can delete, or get rid of to reclaim some more space.  When I first installed the OS and program files a year of two ago I had 12GB free.  Now I am down to just a little more than 5GB of unused space.  Any help appreciated.
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