Can I delete installer patch files or installer package files?

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  1. Gary7

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    There is a folder c:\windows\installer that has huge files in it taking up
    all my HD space - 21Gig on my 40 Gig drive. The files are all alphanumeric
    ex 1f01307 or 2acae5 all called 'windows installer patch" or "windows
    installer package" files. some of the files are close to 1 gig each. I'v
    already deleted $NTuninstall files as per SP2 cleanup. Anyone know what
    these are and can they be deleted?
     
    Gary7, Feb 26, 2005
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    | There is a folder c:\windows\installer that has huge files in it taking up
    | all my HD space - 21Gig on my 40 Gig drive. The files are all alphanumeric
    | ex 1f01307 or 2acae5 all called 'windows installer patch" or "windows
    | installer package" files. some of the files are close to 1 gig each. I'v
    | already deleted $NTuninstall files as per SP2 cleanup. Anyone know what
    | these are and can they be deleted?
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    | Thanx
     
    Carey Frisch [MVP], Feb 27, 2005
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