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#1 jpm1363

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Posted 23 June 2010 - 06:56 AM

Just curious,

I was going through my add/remove programs to see if there were any programs I could remove to free up some space, and noticed I have both Microsoft. Net Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2, and Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 Service Pack 2(oh yeah and also 1.1). Can the the 1.1, & the 2.0 versions be removed without causing any harm?

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Posted 23 June 2010 - 07:12 AM

The 1.1 version can be removed...if you have 3.5, SP1 installed, the 2.0 is part of that and cannot be removed.

FWIW: Removing programs...typically does not add much hard drive space. Moving video files from the C: partition is the best way to increase available space on C:, IMO.

Literally, there is no reason at all to have data files in My Music, My Documents, My Videos, etc. on C:, those files can be accessed from any partition. Windows creates those folders as part of the Documents & Settings folder group, but the content of such does not have to remain in those folders. Those folders were created as a legacy from the days when systems only had 1 partition/1 drive on the system and were designed to be a convenient way of separating/grouping those types of files.

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Edited by hamluis, 23 June 2010 - 07:17 AM.





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