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Duplicate copies of old Windows back-ups

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by Yllana, Nov 28, 2010.

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  1. Yllana

    Yllana Thread Starter

    Nov 28, 2010
    I need to remove my backup copies of my files from my hard drive. I have run out of hard drive space. Is there a program that will clean up my computer so I can download more software?
  2. Byteman

    Byteman Gone but Never Forgotten

    Jan 24, 2002
    It's a possibility that something like this could give you some room: This not Windows' Backups, this is for Windows System Restore Points.

    (If you have Windows Vista, let me know, yuo need further info)

    •Go to Start > Run and type: Cleanmgr

    •Click "Ok". Disk Cleanup will scan your files for several minutes, then open.

    •Click the "More Options" tab, then click the "Clean up" button under System Restore.

    •Click Ok. You will be prompted with "Are you sure you want to delete all but the most recent restore point?"

    •Click Yes, then click Ok.

    •Click Yes again when prompted with "Are you sure you want to perform these actions?"

    •Disk Cleanup will remove the files and close automatically.​

    Next: http://oldtimer.geekstogo.com/TFC.exe << By default, it cleans all user's temp files and such

    Then see if you can manually start delting old files......you can do this far better using SHIFT+DEL method which skips putting the deleted objects into the Bin. Turn off the NUM LOCK key, or use the DEL key that is not in the numeric keypad. Right click files you want to Delete and while pressing SHIFT press Delete. Often this will not work for Folders, but if you delete the Files inside a Folder then it should work
  3. shoutwity


    Aug 11, 2010
    if that doesn't work crap cleaner or Advance System Care could help.
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