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  • Patch Lady – cleaning up the installer folder

    Posted on November 28th, 2019 at 23:20 Susan Bradley Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    First off I hope everyone in the United States had a wonderful and safe Thanksgiving.  I cooked and cleaned up the kitchen and now I’m working on cleaning up a too full c drive.  In using TreeSize to see what was causing the hogging, I realized I had 30 gigs in the Windows Installer folder.

    After reviewing several recommendations, the one that I’ve seen recommended in several places is PatchCleaner.

    Now if only Windows could do this itself….

    It’s not recommended to delete the folder, and even this gives me a bit of pause, but I do have a backup of my computer, which one should always have when doing such things.

    What other tools do you use to clean up your hard drives?