[Crosspost to WinXP General] See this discussion: http://aumha.net/viewtopic.php?f=62&t=33827 -- ~Robear Dyer (PA Bear) MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Client - since 2002 www.banthecheck.com Pat wrote: > I am running out of space on the fixed disk of my home machine. > I use Windows XP Pro, Office & Internet Explorer. > When I look at the "Currently installed programs & updates" list in "Add > or > remove programs" there are many security updates, updates, hotifixes & > service packs. If the count of items in this category is proportional to > the > storage space they take, they take 50% of my storage. > Can any of these items be deleted? Or does each new item of this type > delete > all possible previous versions, e.g. Service pack 3 deleted SP 2 & SP 1? > If they can, is there any easy rule to sort out the items that can be > deleted? Like everything dated in 2008 & earlier.