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Windows 7: Looking for information on certain folders in my system drive

26 Apr 2012   #1

MS Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
Looking for information on certain folders in my system drive


These are the folders that I've noticed recently on my system partition while going through some maintenance. I just like to keep track of things and my folders organized. So a couple of questions regarding these: what do they do ? what creates them ? can I delete them ? Thank you for your time.

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26 Apr 2012   #2
Dave Atkin

Windows 7 Ultimate x64


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26 Apr 2012   #3

XP / Win7 x64 Pro

Do not delete them. The people who have a default policy of deleting things they don't recognize are often on here asking for help in reinstalling Windows because they've messed something up.
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26 Apr 2012   #4
Dave Atkin

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Agreed. They are essential folders.
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26 Apr 2012   #5

MS Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit

Thank you for the replies. I asked because I didn't remember seeing them there before. Guess that's solved then.
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