The hard disk drive space taken up by microsoft office update history files can be used to save other important information to a system. Replicating the same files can take away space and it means you will soon run out of it in a short time for other purposes . These are files which aren’t important due to the fact they have been created many times over for the same process.
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After installing Microsoft Office 2013 patches and you are having this problem there is the need to forestall it, most especially, in the recent Windows 8.1 update 2 which came with a load of large files meant to secure and fix previous errors found in the operating system.
Before you go about resorting to this guide, I am going to proffer a solution where you have to make some change first. Make sure you scan your system for any malware that can be a culprit. For example, there is an instance of your hard disk getting infected and displaying red warning at the local disk C without installing any program. That can be a malware problem.
The case within the length and breadth of this instruction, I am going to provide, is meant for microsoft office 2013 taking large part of your hard disk after huge files update.
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STEP 1: Clear your Windows Update history. On how to do that visit this link.
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STEP 2: Download Ccleaner from the official trusted website piriform and install it.
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STEP 3: Open Ccleaner and click on ‘Tools’.
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STEP 4: Next, click on ‘File Finder’ and ‘Search’ button below Ccleaner dialog to start the process.
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STEP 5: Check all the small boxes and Ccleaner will reserve an empty box by default. To the left-hand side click on ‘Delete Selected’ tab.
Note: This process doesn’t only remove Microsoft Office duplicates but any duplicated files found in your system.