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Windows 7: Help delete AppData folder

11 Jan 2020   #1
mohameed1416

windows 7 professional 64bit
 
 
Help delete AppData folder

Hello .
I apologize if it was my subject in the wrong section

I discovered a folder with very large files, some say it is official, some say no, and I don't know what to do

Folder path::

C: \ Users \ 0001 \ AppData \ Local \ SquirrelTemp \

Notice that the files are large

1. (WhatsApp.exe) Size: 84.2 MB

2. (squirrel.exe) Size: 1.85 MB

Total folder size: 174 MB

Are these viruses or not, and if you delete them harm the Windows system or not


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11 Jan 2020   #2
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

Hi

Never seen that folder/file on W7 -- W10 yes, its an MS library

run the inbuilt disk cleaner tool, if that does not remove then

suggest you back up your data first - then delete it manually


Roy
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11 Jan 2020   #3
mohameed1416

windows 7 professional 64bit
 
 

I will do what you told me and I will give you the result later
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11 Jan 2020   #4
mohameed1416

windows 7 professional 64bit
 
 

It succeeded and no problem appeared.
Thank you
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