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    What can i delete to gain more space

    Can I get rid of some of win 8's

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    Quote Originally Posted by sparhawk View Post
    Can I get rid of some of win 8's
    Just right click on the apps, a popup will appear on the bottom. click uninstall.

    Another place is under: C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download folder, this is where Win8 download and install updates, just delete them all but after updates.
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    Thanks...i found i had a windows.old directory i could delete also.
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    Win7 Ult on DIY; Win8 Pro on MBP/Parallels; Win7 Ult on MBP/Boot Camp; Win7 Ult/Win8 Pro on HP

    Yes, see this tutorial for info on deleting Windows.old. And, you might want to try Disc Cleanup at System > Performance Information and Tools > Open Disk Cleanup.
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    what exactly are you trying to do?
    save space from SSD? that means, moving some unwanted stuff to another drive should work, right?
    in that case, you can move your installer cache like this. (disclaimer: one of the articles in my blog)
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