Vista - system queued windows error reporting problem

My Vista disk clean-up utility is reporting I can save 258GB by deleting 'system queued windows error reports.' Well...my HD is only 145GB, so somethiing is wrong.

I read a url that has a fix: http://www.oamate.com/is-it-safe-to-delete-system-queued-windows-error-reporting.html

Is this a correct fix? Seems like this is a Microsoft bug for sure but I can't find anything about it on Microsoft.com. In this forum there is one thread that says it is OK to dele it, but I don't want to lose all of my data!!

Thanks

 

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Last updated July 12, 2018 Views 15,506 Applies to:
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Its ok to delete the data that windows queued for error reporting.

When a hardware or software problem occurs on your computer, Windows collects information that describes the problem, called a problem report. Report details can include, for example, the name of a program that has stopped working, the date and time that a problem occurred, or the version of the program that has encountered the problem.

Sending a problem report allows Windows to notify you if a solution is available. If a solution is not available, you might be asked to provide additional details about the problem to help create one. Additional details can include files or parts of files that help identify the problem or explain how it has affected your computer. Windows does not intentionally collect any personal information, and you can view additional details in a problem report before sending it to Microsoft .

 

If you want to disable this feature , follow the steps mentioned in the below link

http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/7863/disable-error-reporting-in-xp-vista-and-windows-7/

hope this helps

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