Do I need these?

  gel 11:53 01 Feb 10
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Hello
I am trying to de clutter my PC
I use Foxit for my default reader
Do I also need the following which are installed
Adobe down load manager
adobe flash player 10 plug in
adobe flash player 9 active x
adobe flash player active x
Thank you for any comments
gel

  Sea Urchin 13:00 01 Feb 10

The Adobe programs you have installed are nothing to do with Adobe Reader - Flash is needed to access many websites - so therefore should all be kept.

What do you mean by declutter? They are not "in the way" really. You need flash programs for the browsers, etc. you could uninstall them all then reinstall when asked by the browser or some other program insists you install it. Best thing could be to uninstall everything but those obvious ones and then reinstall when needed.

Some programs may set themelves up ready when turning on (e.g. Open Office suite) and may offer the option not to to speed up starting.

Don't forget to defrag after a major reorganisation like that.

Hope that helps.

  gel 14:32 01 Feb 10

Thank you very much Sea Urchin & cantthinkofanick for your comments.
and I shall follow your advice
Cheers
gel

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