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Post by shiley7 on Fri 14 Sep 2012, 03:28

Hi, I don't know if this is the right place for this topic, but you know the downloaded winrar (i use winrar to extract) archive files that you get when you complete download, can you delete that after installation? because it's taking up space so I want to know if you can just delete it after extracting and installing. Thanks!

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Re: what do i do with downloaded files?

Post by t2sink on Fri 14 Sep 2012, 05:32

The .Rar file is really no longer needed after you extract it, so feel free to delete it, just if you have a issue with corrupted files or something, will have to redownload it.
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Re: what do i do with downloaded files?

Post by ☠ ~ Aɳɳ ~ ☠ on Fri 14 Sep 2012, 11:16

Hello,

I disagree. You can delete the extracted files, but it's recommended to keep the rar. You'll need it if you ever have to reinstall, and you need it to seed the file to at least a 1.000 ratio for fair sharing.

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Re: what do i do with downloaded files?

Post by Adwomin on Sat 15 Sep 2012, 00:18

Hello,

And if you extract the files, there's a high chance of the files to get messed up, lost, removed or even blocked by your anti-virus.

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Re: what do i do with downloaded files?

Post by shiley7 on Sun 16 Sep 2012, 03:03

Thanks guys! My computer can breathe now. Smile

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Re: what do i do with downloaded files?

Post by t2sink on Sun 16 Sep 2012, 03:23

Your welcomed, and now I do have to agree with Lady ElDi/Admin keeping the .rar and deleting the extracted would be the more logically way, since the extracted files would take up more space then the .rar files.
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Re: what do i do with downloaded files?

Post by Adwomin on Sun 16 Sep 2012, 12:50

Hello,

A pleasure!
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