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How do you remove compressed old files?


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Answered 2007-01-06 09:10:22

Run the disk cleanup wizard. The wizard can be found from start menu Start>Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Disk Cleanup Run the wizard and select the drive u want to cleanup If there are compressed old files in ur system, they can be removed at the end of the wizard.

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