View Full Version : File sizes

07-09-2001, 11:34 PM
When looking at the sizes of some programs, I noticed that the windows folder (c:\windows) was 350MB and it took up nearly 470MB. ('469,367,680 bytes used').
Is there anything that Ican do to change that to free up some HDD space?

07-09-2001, 11:49 PM
apart from cleaning out temp files i would suggest you go buy a bigger hard drive:-)

08-09-2001, 12:23 AM
The windows folder tends to grow the longer it has been installed, its just a windows thing.

The internet exploiter 'Tempory Internet Files' by default can get absolutely huge. Delete everything in it, then using the internet control panel, to limit its size to ~10-20MB.

I would do a clean install, its the only real solution. About once a year seems to keep it under control (although im about every 6 months).