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Slow performance caused by unnecessary programs???

My computer is running sloooooow. I want to uninstall some programs but am afraid that it will screw up the operations of Windows XP and my internet stuff. I noticed that I have a J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 update 6 and also the same, but an update 9. I have a Java 6 Update 2, 3, and 5. Is it safe to uninstall J2SE 5.0 update 6 and Java Updates 2 and 3 to give me more free disc space?

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If your computer is running really slow, have you thought about cleaning it with windows disk cleaner? If your computer is otherwise working normally and you haven't loaded any programs that your want within the last couple of days you can also clean up your restore points and save loads of disk space. To do this go to Start>programs>accessories>system tools> Disk cleanup and tick the boxes that you want to clean for example tempory files etc then click on the tab that says more options and clean up system restore, it will still keep your most recent restore point. It will ask you if you are sure that you want to do this, click ok or yes. If you haven't done this before it may take a long time to open while it is compressing old files and determine how much space you will gain. But be patient, the longer it takes, the more space you gain because it is locating files that can be deleted. I hope this helps.

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