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Windows 7: How to clean "empty" files & folders?

10 Jun 2011   #1

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How to clean "empty" files & folders?

Hi to everyone.
I don't know where can i writte for this problem but i believe this is the first way.
I have this problem:
Look into pic.

Can someone tell me how it happened or from what cause? I have Antivirus Norton360. This happened in a moment when I write on Facebook, for a moment to appear on the screen and saw a key as well have shut noticed the "x " close.
for 3 seconds was switchoff my computer.
start again when I noticed that the CPU was working 100% to nearly 7-8minuta. and antivirus Ones appeared more than always displayed.
Could this be from any virus?
Thanks to everyone for your help.

Thnxx to all.

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10 Jun 2011   #2

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Those are unhidden files, you can hide them again,

Hidden Files and Folders - Show or Hide
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10 Jun 2011   #3
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Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

If you don't use Hibernate, you can disable it. This will get rid of a very large hiberfil, ~2GB, file.
Hibernate - Enable or Disable

Those other files are need by windows to run properly. don't "clean" them.
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11 Jun 2011   #4

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
If you don't use Hibernate, you can disable it. This will get rid of a very large hiberfil, ~2GB, file.
Hibernate - Enable or Disable

Those other files are need by windows to run properly. don't "clean" them.

Ok,thnx so much.
I delete some files but i don't know howw is happen this.
However thnx.
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