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Windows 7: Are these folders left over from xp to Win 7 isntall ?

10 Oct 2010   #1
trinaz

Windows 7 Pro 64bit SP1
 
 
Are these folders left over from xp to Win 7 isntall ?

Throughout my C: drive I have a number of folders that appear to be shortcuts and when clicked...I get a can not access this folder as in the attached jpg ?

These folders are all dated 1-22-10 which is the date I think I setup this system with Win 7 Pro ? Are these left over from the Windows Easy Transfer used from XP to Win 7 Pro...?...and if so can I delete them ?

Also...sprinkled around my directories is a few entries in blue as the jpg shows ? What are these and why is the text blue ?

Thanks....TR




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10 Oct 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by trinaz View Post
Throughout my C: drive I have a number of folders that appear to be shortcuts and when clicked...I get a can not access this folder as in the attached jpg ?

These folders are all dated 1-22-10 which is the date I think I setup this system with Win 7 Pro ? Are these left over from the Windows Easy Transfer used from XP to Win 7 Pro...?...and if so can I delete them ?

Also...sprinkled around my directories is a few entries in blue as the jpg shows ? What are these and why is the text blue ?

Thanks....TR

Not shortcuts, legacy app junction points dont remove. Not supposed to be accessed.
Blue entries are compressed.

Not safe to delete

Ken
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10 Oct 2010   #3
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

trinaz,
Blue indicated "compressed".
You can see what's in that folder.

MigWiz is the migration wizard. Now that you've migrated, then you have no need for the MigWiz folder.

To get a warm puppy-dog feeling about deleting that folder then google "MigWiz".
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