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Windows 7: Mystery Folders in AppData/Local

04 Aug 2011   #1
Judesman

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Mystery Folders in AppData/Local

I seem to be accumulating mystery folders in Users/User/AppData/Local. I have attached a snip and I have no idea what these are except that all the folders are empty.The computer is about 18 months old so this is a fairly new occurrence. Any thoughts please?




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04 Aug 2011   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Judesman View Post
I seem to be accumulating mystery folders in Users/User/AppData/Local. I have attached a snip and I have no idea what these are except that all the folders are empty.The computer is about 18 months old so this is a farly new occurence. Any thoughts please?
They are created when something is installed. Unique Identifiers they are a perfectly normal occurrence.
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04 Aug 2011   #3
Judesman

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Wow! That was quick you must have been waiting for my post. Thank you very much.
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01 May 2012   #4
Slartybart

x64 (6.3.9600) Win8.1 Pro & soon dual boot x64 (6.1.7601) Win7_SP1 HomePrem
 
 

What I know, I posted here - only confirming WL Mail as the suspected culprit. No WL Msgr on my system.

Also note- running newest: Version 2011 (Build 15.4.3555.0308) - as of this post anyway.
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02 May 2012   #5
kado897

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

If they are empty they are safe to delete.
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