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Disk cleaningI also recommend that you get an efffective disk cleaner, which also erases your history, cookies, and many other things when you run it.
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About meI'm a Swedish author and aikido instructor. In addition to fiction, I've written books about Taoism and other East Asian traditions. I'm also an historian of ideas, researching ancient thought and mythology. Click the image to get to my personal website.