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Running low on disc space


DAKAR
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Hi all This one is for me I keep getting the message running low on disc space,I have tried removing programmes in control panel but I cannot see anything I would be happy removing The only heavy users I can see are service pack 1 and service pack 2 I am running XP sp3 any ideas as what I can do. Kind regards Dakar

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DAKAR

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Hi woodchip Just tried to carry out uninsstall in safe mode and got a message telling me windows installer is not correctly installed. How can I reinstall the windows installer? regards Dakar

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woodchip

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Note the answer in the Box on the Link Page

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows7-windowsprograms/windows-installer-not-correctly-installed/4e508898-5a22-4619-8822-d336f363316a

You need to copy the above Address then paste it into your Web Browser Address Bar then press enter

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Les28

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If woodchip's link doesn't solve the problem have a look here at Safe MSI, as it may be that the windows installer service needed for uninstalls is not running in safe mode, Safe MSI switches it on in safe mode.

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these three links show how to reduce windows reserved space for system restore (mine I have at 3%), temp internet files and recycle bin (which I have at 1%).

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[4]: http:// leeindy.com/reclaimspace_tifcache.shtml

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Les28

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last link should be

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Les28

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Maent to ask,what is the overall size of the hard drive and how much is free space?

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