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I have noticed the folder SoftwareDistribution is now 166Mbs.

can I delete the contents or save them off the computer?

A folder inside SoftwareDistribution named Downloads is the main culprit at 160Mbs.

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166 Mb out of a 40 to 160 gig HD is really not much space taken up. What i would do here is move the files to recycle bin and make sure all programs work right. If after a couple of weeks and nothing happens then i would delete the files from recycle bin.

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I shall try that and see what happens.

Thank you for your help and time... :whistling:
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Update on SoftwareDistribution folder.

I have not taken or deleted any files from the folder but I checked on this folder tonight, 29 06 06, and found that the folder

has dropped down to 4.97Mbs so does it clean itsef out or compress the files?

It's no problem but I am curious.... :whistling:

Edited by Rickles, 29 June 2006 - 06:41 AM.

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I would say that some program you run is using that folder for its temp files. When you shut off the computer the files there are deleted. Compression can be good to make files smaller but no kind of compression will compress that small.

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Edited by SRX660, 29 June 2006 - 03:08 PM.

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