Computer Newbies forum

Resolved Question

Fighting for space

by The ancient one / January 9, 2013 7:50 AM PST

I am not really a nubie but this is kind of a nubie question
These programs all came with the computer. Which of these can I safely uninstall?

Acrobat AIR
Adobe Flash Player 10 ActiveX
Bing Bar
eBay Worldwide
eMachines Games
eMachines Recovery Management
eMachines Registration
eMachines ScreenSaver
eMachines Updater
Identity Card
Internet Explorer
Microsoft.NET Framework 4 Client Profile
Microsoft Silverlight
Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition
Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 ALT Update kb973923 - x64 8.0.50727.4053
Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable
Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable (x64)
Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable (x64)
Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable - 86 9.0.30729.4148
Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable - 86 9.0.30729.6161
Miscrosoft Visual Studio
Microsoft.NET
MS Build
MSN Toolbar
MSXML 4.0
Nero 9 Essentials
OEM
Panel Utility
Realtek High Definition Audio Driver
Reference Assemblies
Search Party
Snapshot Viewer
Welcome Center
Windows Defender
Windows Live Essentials 2011
Windows Live Mesh ActiveX Control for Remote Connections
Windows Mail
Windows Media Player
Windows NT
Windows Photo Viewer
Windows Portable Devices
Windows Sidebar.

OS Etc
eMachines EL1333G Windows 7 Home Premium (x64) (build 7600)
1.80 gigahertz AMD Athlon 307.08 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
1792 Megabytes Usable Installed Memory NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 [Display adapter] Realtek High Definition Audio

The ancient one has chosen the best answer to their question. View answer »
Answer This Ask For Clarification
Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Fighting for space
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Fighting for space
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.

All Answers

Best Answer as chosen by The ancient one

Collapse -
I'd start with what I don't use.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 9, 2013 7:54 AM PST
In reply to: Fighting for space

Did you make those eRecovery DVDs in case you remove something you found you needed?

Many of the Acer eItems are not optional as folk discover. One or more turns on/off the WiFi and may give you screen and audio controls.
Bob

Collapse -
(NT) PS. I think even if you remove most of that, you'll save 1GB
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 9, 2013 7:58 AM PST
Collapse -
Thanks Bob

1 or 2 GB won't make a difference, so I will just leave things as they are.

Popular Forums
icon
Computer Help 47,885 discussions
icon
Computer Newbies 10,322 discussions
icon
iPhones, iPods, & iPads 3,188 discussions
icon
Security 30,333 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 20,177 discussions
icon
HDTV Picture Setting 1,932 discussions
icon
Phones 15,713 discussions
icon
Windows 7 6,210 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 14,510 discussions

Tech for the school year

Smart tech for smart students

Forget the pencils and notebooks. Gear up your students with these portable and powerful note-taking machines.