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Windows 7: Strange folder in (C:)

12 Feb 2014   #1
BlueMoments

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Strange folder in (C:)

Hey guys. there's this folder on my computer that has a whole bunch of other folder that I cant access for some reason. IM the only user on my laptop and so I don't understand what it is or why I cant go in them.http:// www. im age bam. com/image/2393af307643185
Sorry about the link just remove the spaces.


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12 Feb 2014   #2
HammerHead

win 7 X64 Ultimate SP1
 
 
No Result

After Correcting still nor result.

http:// www. im age bam. com/image/2393af307643185
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12 Feb 2014   #3
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Why don't you just post the image here or make a hyperlink.
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12 Feb 2014   #4
derekimo

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Why don't you just post the image here or make a hyperlink.
This should help with that,

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13 Feb 2014   #5
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BlueMoments View Post
Hey guys. there's this folder on my computer that has a whole bunch of other folder that I cant access for some reason.....
Welcome to the Seven Forums.

The folder is left over from the installation of a Windows Update. The numbered folders that you are looking at contain info for different languages. The file permissions are set to keep you (and infections) out of the folder. The update was poorly written. It should have cleaned up after itself. There are several updates that leave this kind of a mess behind.

See this post for more info on how to get rid of the folder (and a video - if you are so inclined).
Unnecessary files creating in External HDD

You can use the "take ownership" method linked to in the post mentioned above or you can use unlocker. See this post for info on unlocker:
Impossible to delete leftover folders

You might want to read this post too.


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