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Windows 7: Lots of files ntuser dat files

14 May 2010   #1

Windows 10 Home 64b
Lots of files ntuser dat files

I was cleaning my laptop from trash files and noticed a lot of ntuser.dat files, is this normal or should i delete some? (check attachment)

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14 May 2010   #2

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

You can delete some, but do not force delete any. These files hold the registry and its various backups.
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14 May 2010   #3
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Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

They are usually hidden folders. You apparently set it to show hidden folders. If they bother you, you can hide them again. I would not delete them (which may not be possible anyhow).
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15 May 2010   #4

Windows 7

Yeah, I wouldn't bother with them. They hold profile data for the registry.
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15 May 2010   #5

Windows 10 Home 64b

Deleted all but didn't forced 2 of them, restarted to test and windows still working without problems, thanks. I know they were profile data for the registry, but strangely it was growing without installing or doing new things on the machine.
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