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Remove Compress Old Files

by Spillard / July 17, 2009 12:42 PM PDT

When I run Disk Clean in Windows XP, the result tells me that I have about 770 MB in Compress Old Files. I try to remove these, but without luck. I re-run Disk Clean and the files are still there. Also, the size of the file is growing and my machine is steadily getting slower. How do I eliminate these unnecessary files? Many thanks.

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Where are these files?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 18, 2009 6:54 AM PDT

Which folder(s)?

Deleting Compressed Files isn't always wise, unless you are sure that the system no longer needs them.


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One of the first things I do on xp is this tweak.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 18, 2009 7:00 AM PDT
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