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I want to delete some programs on my laptop. How do I know if Microsoft works with any of the programs I want to delete.

My laptop is very slow and I know I need to delete some of the stuff that is on it but I am afraid if I do I may delete something important that would be used for windows or in Microsoft. I did that once before and lost a lot of stuff.

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  • tomandshelby May 16, 2009

    Thank you so much for your help. I rated that this solved my problem and I know it will. I have not done the backup or the reinstall as of this time but will do this tomorrow. Again thank you for your help.

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Often times, the best solution is to back up all your important documents and use the system restoration disks to restore your laptop back to its factory settings.

If that's not an option, be VERY careful deleting random files. I recommend doing the following:
- Go into the control panel and uninstall programs that you don't use.
- Download and install CCleaner (http://ccleaner.com). It's a safe way to remove temp files, your internet cache, etc.
- Download and install Ad-Aware Free (http://www.lavasoft.com) Run it, and make sure your system is clean of spyware / adware.

Good luck!

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Backup all your files - word documents, spreadsheets, music and (most important to me as they can't be replaced) - Photographs. Then reinstall windows from your recovery disks you got with the laptop.

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