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Windows 7: Obsolete folders

08 Jun 2010   #1

Windows 7 Pro
 
 
Obsolete folders

I upgraded from XP to 7Pro using the clean install option and used the Easy Transfer facility. I now have a number of folders in Explorer that look like old WP folders eg My Documents, Application Data, Documents and Settings which all appear empty and when I try to open them I get a message to say they are not accessible. Are these hang overs from XP and can I delete them?
Thanks
Tony

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08 Jun 2010   #2

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

They are there on all Windows 7 installations. They are called Junction Points are are there to make older software happy. Leave them alone.
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09 Jun 2010   #3

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

Thanks Ztruker
Tony
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10 Jun 2010   #4

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

You're welcome Tony. Seems to be a fairly common question.
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