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by: Luis Lesur June 12, 2008 8:01 PM PDT

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Is there way to find and delete redundant files and progr

by Luis Lesur - 6/12/08 8:01 PM

Hi, I have a Dell inspiron 6000 with windows XP pro, it works fine only a little bit slower than use to be. My question is that it looks that is full of files of programs previous uninstalled but not delete. Before noticing I reinstall from disc several of the same ones. Now I have duplicated carpets, but one is death and the other used by some program. Is there a way to distinguish which is the good one (used by a installed prgram)?
Also looking inside windows xp pro I notice hundreds of files that after inspecting a few of them, they appear to be useless archives not related to the function of the system. Also inside Windows are stored identical files only with different dates of installation. Is there a way to find what is redundant or not used by the programs working or the operative system? I will appreciate your expertise and your time to answer.

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