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Windows 7: C:\System Corruption\* Folder

22 Oct 2013   #1

Windows 7 Pro SP1 x64 w/Convience Rollup (KB3125574)
C:\Users\<username>\System Corruption\* Folder

Looking for some direction...

For some time I've noticed a folder (System Corruption) within my UserName on my boot unit. Is there anyone out there that can provide info as to where/why this folder has come to exist?

Thanks in advance,

My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Oct 2013   #2

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What's in that folder? Maybe you can post a screenshot
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Oct 2013   #3

Windows 10x64 Build 1709

Yes , that's a new one to me also. Heres a tutorial on how to post a screen shot here at the forums. Just click on the link.

Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

If you're having problems you think may be caused by corrupted system files you could run a sfc/scannow to check and possibly repair any corrupt files. We have many fine tutorials here at the forums, written by some extremely talented people. Here's one on running a sfc/scannow if you haven't done that before. Again, just click on the link.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
My System SpecsSystem Spec

23 Oct 2013   #4

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

It's located under C:\Users\<username>. So not a system folder, but created by you. Not an important folder.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 C:\System Corruption\* Folder

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