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#1 cat33

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Posted 28 September 2010 - 01:38 AM

About a month ago I removed veoh from my computer. I am behind on the computer maintenance of my 4 year old computer and keep finding things that need to be looked at. I have just discovered that veoh left behind a hidden folder in one of my limited user accounts. It takes up more than 1.5GB. I looked in it. I don't see any videos and most of the time nobody even used veoh. I know they use some type of thing were they use your bandwidth but that seems ridiculous to me. I have not looked at the rest of the computer for veoh files but I guess there are plenty more to be found.

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Posted 28 September 2010 - 12:54 PM

Update:
The whole hidden veoh folder has 1.45 GB in it. I don't know why it is taking up less space today. I guess even after you think you have uninstalled veoh(using the add/remove programs), it keeps coming back for the video information it stores on your computer. The watchnow folder has 1.38GB in it.

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I am deleting this hidden veoh folder from my computer. I have windows xp service pack 3. I looked in my master account and found a veoh folder in there too but it was not hidden. I forget exactly how much space it took up but I think it was more than 300MB. I have already deleted the one that was in the master account.




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