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Hpselect File

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#1 Hermez


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Posted 02 December 2007 - 03:49 PM

Hello all!

If anyone has any intimate knowledge of HPSelect on the HP Pavilion your advice

would be most graciously appreciated.

I asked about removing this file in another forum and was told it would be OK to.

However I am just not confident about doing that just yet.

I have an HP Pavilion cabinet running on Windows XP Home.

It has 32GB diskspace.

The computer came with Windows and HP software already installed.

I used TreeSize to view my files.

HPSelect is a file that resides in C:\Program Files.

C:\Program Files is 8081.2 MB and Hpselect occupies 5782.3 MB of that space.

That's about 3/4 of that space. Program Files occupies 1/4 of my total diskspace.

In case it's useful, here's a list of the files inside HPSelect:

Amazon Trail 3
Reader Rabbit I Can Read! With Phonics
Cluefinders Search & Solve Adventure
Kid Pix Deluxe 3
Cluefinders Math
Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 11

Thanks in advance,


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Posted 02 December 2007 - 05:26 PM

They are a bundled batch of programs that came with the computer. For example Mavis Beacon teaches typing skills. Printshop is for making business cards, greeting cards and banners Looks like some are kid games.
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#3 Hermez

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Posted 02 December 2007 - 08:12 PM

So, do ya think it would be OK to delete them and without having any ill effects on the performance

of my computer?

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Posted 02 December 2007 - 08:37 PM

Hermez, Your question was also answered yesterday in the Windows XP forum: Hpselect.

This is called double posting, and isn't allowed on this board.

Now that you have the relevant information, the decision of whether or not to delete the files, is ultimately yours.

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