Thanks Don, but i had found the instructions for removing the files in the
knowledge base. I have UAC turned on but the program still will not install.
> RON wrote:
> > I recently installed Vista Ultimate on a new laptop which had Vista Home
> > Premium already preinstalled . I installed a program that fouled up my
> > installation so I reinstalled windows. I have a 160 GB HDD installed in this
> > laptop and very few programs installed and recently I noticed that I have
> > used 48 GB of space on the drive. I looked at my files and I have a Windows
> > folder and 2 Windows old folders which appear to contain the same data as the
> > Windows folder. Can I delete these folders so that I can claim back the disc
> > space that they are using.
> Yes, as long as you are certain that they contain no important personal
> data like Address Book, pictures, mpeg's, etc.
> > Also I cannot seem to be able to install Acrobat Reader 8 and am wondering
> > if these files are preventing me from me installing it. Each time I get a
> > message that the program does not seem to have a valid windows installer.
> Have you disabled UAC? I believe that Acrobat 8 is one of those rare
> programs which actually requires UAC to install correctly.