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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
MS Build
MSN Toolbar
Nero 9 Essentials
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

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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.

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(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
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Thanks Bob

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

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