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Old 07-08-2008, 05:42 PM
 
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Alright, so here's a screen shot of all the things I have on it.
The ones that are circled are the ones I use.

http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x41/dimplezbedaname/Personal%20Pictures/system1.png (broken link)
http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x41/dimplezbedaname/Personal%20Pictures/system2.png (broken link)
http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x41/dimplezbedaname/Personal%20Pictures/system3.png (broken link)

http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x41/dimplezbedaname/Personal%20Pictures/system4.png (broken link)

http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x41/dimplezbedaname/Personal%20Pictures/system5.png (broken link)

I don't know what the last ones are...neither or the spywares work..
is there anything I should do ? I have 1.18 GB out of 18.6 GB
Thank you for helping me. Every suggestion counts..unless you tell me
to go to geeksquad ...I have that as a secondary resource.
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Old 07-08-2008, 07:58 PM
 
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That just shows what applications you have......how much data do you have (i.e. photos, movies, music, etc...)?
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Old 07-08-2008, 08:11 PM
 
Location: Texas
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So, you are looking for things you can get rid of that you don't need in order to download new things you want?
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Old 07-08-2008, 09:01 PM
 
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Yes, that's why i showed the pictures. I was trying to show what i have...the only things circled are what I DOWNLOADED the rest I don't even know why it's there.
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Old 07-08-2008, 09:27 PM
 
Location: US
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From the screenshots you posted I'm going to pull a random number out of my butt and say you have 5GB of applications and operating system. If I were you I would close Add/Remove programs and figure out where the other 12GB+/- is hiding. Like macroy said, how many movies and mp3s do you have on there? Have you ran spyware/anti-virus software on it lately? Maybe someone is using your computer to host their spam and malware activities.

The rest of the stuff seems pretty legit, but since you don't know where all your free space has gone I think you can safely get rid of "Microsoft Visual C++" and "Odyssey SDK"...and maybe "Princess Fashion Boutique."

I take it you recently bought this laptop from someone?
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Old 07-08-2008, 09:44 PM
 
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Clear cache, temp files, etc. Ccleaner is a good program for this.
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Old 07-08-2008, 09:44 PM
 
Location: Texas
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When you run defrag, does it tell you how much free space you have?
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Old 07-08-2008, 10:22 PM
 
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Ok, I have 2GBs in music and that's all. The princess boutique I can't get rid of..
it won't let me and yes I did buy it from a lady. She said she didn't want it anymore
but she didn't want to just give it away so i bought it. The defrag...it takes FOREVER
and two days and then when it's done it just says i have like 1 mb left...and it only
gives me less than half of a gb back. Checkdisk or whatever doesn't work either.
Maybe this laptop is fried = ( No i haven't used spyware because I have seen the
spyware on the other computers in my house ( the living room actually ) and as soon
as they put one on the computer it acts retarded. So I assumed it would do the same
for my laptop....plus the two you seen above don't work.. && If you need screenshots
of anything else I'd be happy to do so..whatever helps me get my laptop back to how
it was last summer is fine.
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Old 07-08-2008, 10:33 PM
 
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Does anyone else use the laptop?
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Old 07-08-2008, 11:14 PM
 
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Besides my little brother ? No, he plays on Free Online Games @ GameFudge.com
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