Can I delete unused language folders from C:\BOOT in Windows 7?

Henk January 6, 2011
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Space on my relatively small SSD system drive is precious. I keep trimming where I can. The C:\BOOT folder has 24 subfolders for 24 different languages, together 2.4 Mb. I want to delete them all except the one for English (my system language). Is it safe to do this?

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  1. Anonymous
    January 7, 2011 at 8:43 am

    Hi
    Open Start Menu and type 'LPKSETUP' in the search box, press Enter.
    This will open Install or uninstall display languages window where you need to click Next.
    Now select the second option that is Uninstall display languages.
    Now mark or select the check box infront of the Language pack that you want to remove from your computer and click Next.
    Once finished, you will get a message showing Uninstall completed, and you are done. Close this window and better restart the system

    or:

    1.Click on Start button, then go to Control Panel.
    2.In Category view, click on Clock, Language, and Region link.
    In Icons view, click on Regional and Language icon, and then go to Keyboards and Languages tab.
    3.Click on Install or uninstall display languages under “Region and Language” section or Install/uninstall languages under “Display Language” section”.
    4.In the “Install or uninstall display languages” wizard, click on UnInstall display languages.
    http://www.mydigitallife.info/2009/05/28/how-to-install-or-unistall-language-packs-mui-or-lip-lpcab-in-windows-7/

    Add and Remove Language Packs Offline
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd799306(WS.10).aspx