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Windows XP excessive files in c:\windows\installer folder (20 GB)

Question

 

My System is loosing its disk space.When I figured out the culprit it was the C:\Windows\Installer folder.It had loads of temporary files,extracted files and patches.Its eating up my disk space.How do i clean all this mess?

Answer

 

 

If they are installer MSP files then this may work 

 


Download and install the MSI Cleanup utility

This will create a new folder in program files

Then click start > run and type or copy/paste in the following

"C:\Program Files\Windows Installer Clean Up\msizap" G!

and as the name suggests it will zap the unneeded msp files that are not registered.

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