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floydb1982

join:2004-08-25
Kent, WA
reply to Kramer

Re: [WIN8] How do I get rid of Win8 Pro installer

I deleted the windows.old and Win8 Pro installer after upgrading to Win8 Pro on Oct 26. It was talking so long to get my Win8 Pro backup disc that I went a head and ran the Win8 Pro installer and selected the option to have a backup Win8 Pro disc created. But now that my backup disc came in the mail I no longer need to do that. I can't seem to find a way to get rid of the Win8 Pro installer off my hard drive.



Kramer
Premium,Mod
join:2000-08-03
Richmond, VA
kudos:2

But you already removed it right? How much space do you think you would gain? You need to free up hundreds of gigabytes.

If there is still something there, have you looked through Programs and Features in control panel?


BlitzenZeus
Burnt Out Cynic
Premium
join:2000-01-13
kudos:3
reply to floydb1982

I suggest you delete some of your 'collection', or move data off that very full hdd. You can run disk cleanup, but it won't be a considerable amount as logs and temp files will be created again.

It's hard to fill a 2TB drive with non-copyrighted material, and if these files are actually important and not just downloaded copyrighted material you will want to make sure you have a backup of them anyway in the event of an drive failure. Parents claiming they lost years of digital photos, and home movies never having burnt one dvd...
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