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Windows 7: Please Help. i have no idea what to do

09 Aug 2011   #1
7noob

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Please Help. i have no idea what to do

windows recently updated my computer. after i updated my computer, 2 folders appeared in my D drive (not my local disc) that was labeled with a series of characteres. Can any please tell me what this is.


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09 Aug 2011   #2
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

It is probably a temporary folder created by Windows that is used as a container to store downloaded data prior to installing the updates.

If there is nothing in it, it should be safe to delete it.
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09 Aug 2011   #3
7noob

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

in the folders, there's something about amd64. also, one of the folders disappeared
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09 Aug 2011   #4
StalkeR

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

That folder is created from Windows Update. I won't delete it.
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09 Aug 2011   #5
Mcd73165

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 7noob View Post
windows recently updated my computer. after i updated my computer, 2 folders appeared in my D drive (not my local disc) that was labeled with a series of characteres. Can any please tell me what this is.
I have always deleted that folder if it is created by an update and never, ever had a problem after the deletion.
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09 Aug 2011   #6
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Those folders should be remove don their own after the updates are finished installing. If not, and you can reboot, it is safe to delete them.
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09 Aug 2011   #7
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

In case you're in any doubt, rename the folder with an .old suffix then reboot.

If your computer reboots then it's safe to delete the renamed folder.
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