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Windows 7: deleted the files in %appdata% folder!

09 Nov 2011   #1

windows7 64 bit
deleted the files in %appdata% folder!


My google chrome was hanging.So googled around and when i wanted to deleted the temp folder contents i deleted the contents of the local folder.It deleted some 1.3 gb of data.Is it a must to always to delete the contents of this folder or is it okay if i leave it alone.Because there was some contents of 1.3 gb of data.will it affect the way windows operates?

Also please tell me how to keep the system running properly and also to remove the junk from my system
which tools to use and which folders should i look into make my system running faster.
help would be appreciated.

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09 Nov 2011   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

Use ccleaner from Piriform to deal with junk files.

You deleted the contents of your C:\Users\Your User\AppData\Local folder? You might have to reinstall some programs if things start to go wrong.
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09 Nov 2011   #3

windows7 64 bit

yeah i deleted the files of the %appdata% local folder.

Thanks for the help.
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