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Windows 7: Large System32 and SysWOW64 Folders (>15GB ea.)

27 Sep 2011   #11

Windows 7 Professional x64

If it is, I don't get why it is naming them weird names or only taking certain files. However, I never understood that in the first place. Would you say that it is safe to delete them?

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27 Sep 2011   #12

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Vista x64 / 7 X64

I would delete them .

It might not help much - they will probably reappear - unless you stop whatever is creating them.

This for example :
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27 Sep 2011   #13

Windows 7 Professional x64

Great, that was exactly what I needed. Thanks for doing my research for me. :) Apparently, Cobian has a feature that creates a copy of files that will be deleted in a mirror back-up. I only do mirrors about once a year, so that is why I haven't noticed the problem before.
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