Quickly free some space on your C Drive :)

Here is one quick way to free up some empty space in your C Partition, or the partition where your Windows Xp is installed …..

1. Start Command prompt ( Go to Startmenu > Run: type cmd and hit Enter )

2. Type ” sfc /purgecache” and hit enter (without the quotes, ofcourse!)

3. The command prompt replies after a few seconds “Windows File Protection successfully made the requested change.”

 That is !  You have just freed about 500+ MB of space on your Xp Partition 😀

 What this Command Does:

For the people who really want to know, the SFC executable is a “System File Checker” program, which Scans and verifies the versions of all protected system files after you restart your computer (part of the Windows File Protection (WPF) Feature) ). The /purgecache command purges the file cache and scans all of the protected system files immediately. It deletes backed up DLL Files in the %Systemroot%\System32\Dllcache folder. Dont worry though, it is completely safe to purge the cache.

For further details, and other parameters of the sfc program, visit here:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/222471

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