reclaiming space on my harddrive?

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zip316

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hi everyone ,i need to know is it okay to delete all the readme files and the applog on my pc,in order to get more space on my harddrive?i am running windows 98. thanks in advance
 

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The readme files are documentation for whatever program is in that particular folder. And, since they are most likely small, deleting them will recover little space.

Applog files are generated/maintained by TaskMon and used by Defrag/Speedisk to Optimize Program Startup. If you are running a relatively new PC with a fast disk, the benefit of using this feature is neglible. Thus, unselect Taskmon in Msconfig, reboot and then delete all files in \Applog.

If you still wish to use the feature, and the applog folder is getting large, then delete all the files. Taskmon will recreate them as you start running programs.

You will most likely get the biggest benefit from
deleting all files in your \Temp folder
deleting all files in your browser cache
deleting all files in your History folder and
emptying your browser cache
(also check for *.CHK files in the root of C:\)

Delindex is a good program(actually a BATch file) to do general housecleaing. Read the documentation before running it.
 
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