PyCharm Community - superfluous installations littering Program Files?

I have PyCharm 2023.3.1 (community edition) installed on a Windows PC. On my system drive, I have four folders in C:\Program Files\JetBrains: one for PyCharm Community Edition 2022.1.3 (1.6 GB), one for PyCharm Community Edition 2021.2.1 (775 MB), one for PyCharm Community Edition 2020.3.3 (400 MB), one for PyCharm Community Edition 2018.3.2 (5 MB). Control Panel | Program shows the installed program as 2022.1.3, which corresponds to the largest folder. Are some of these folders superfluous? How can I remove the unnecessary installations?

Help About shows the following information:
PyCharm 2023.3.1 (Community Edition)
Build #PC-233.11799.298, built on December 11, 2023
Runtime version: 17.0.9+7-b1087.7 amd64
VM: OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM by JetBrains s.r.o.
Windows 11.0
GC: G1 Young Generation, G1 Old Generation
Memory: 2048M
Cores: 6
Non-Bundled Plugins:
 com.jetbrains.plugins.ini4idea (233.11799.300)
 Docker (233.11799.300)
 mobi.hsz.idea.gitignore (4.5.2)
 R4Intellij (233.11799.196)


1 comment
Sounds like leftovers from old installations. If you don't have them listed in the list of installed programs, you can delete the folders.

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