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I would check to see what disk cleanup can do. Right click your hard drive and go to properties then disk cleanup. That may help a little.
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post #22 of 25
Did you download the updates but not install them? When you download updates, even if you don't install them, I believe they still sit somewhere on your computer, probably in some obscure temp directory in a cab archive. If you downloaded the language packs but didn't install them, they are still on the drive, and you need to remove them. I don't know where they would be located, does anybody else?
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post #23 of 25
I think it's safe to say all is lost and you should just reformat.

But seriously, there's gotta be something to delete.
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Originally Posted by AVR512 View Post
i already have cccleaner and its exe file got deleted for some reason and as i already said, i'm not able to run any installers due to the very low disk space.....and i havent installed sp1 yet.
Then delete something, and install it on the other partition of the drive.

But why the **** did you partition it, you just wasted quite a bit of space on an already small drive. There is no point on doing a partition (I've done it before, and its simply not worth the extra hassle).
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post #25 of 25
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sorry for the late update guys, i actually have heard of XPsmoker which is a tweaking utility for WindowsXP and i've used i quite many times but surprisingly they've released one for vista too and i tried it out, ran its cleaner software and everything came back to normal and i got back my 5 gigs back....though i've already repartitioned my PC and i now have two 74gig partitions instead of the actual 5 partitions.
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