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Windows 7: Somehow I manged to add 100's of files with the ~ character in them.

29 Apr 2011   #1

Windows 7 Pro 64bit SP1
Somehow I manged to add 100's of files with the ~ character in them.

Somehow I manged to add 100's of files with the ~ character in them. Have deleted all with the ~ in a normal windows C: drive search window...but there are 1000's of files containing the ~ when searchng for system/hidden files ?

Are there normally any files in System/Hidden files for Win 7 Pro 64 bit that contain the ~ character ?

My Win 7 Pto 32 bit PC only had a dozen or so ?

Is it safe to delete system/hidden files containing the ~ character in them ?


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29 Apr 2011   #2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86

Are you sure these are not temporary files? Try rebooting.
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