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Folder with long Hex filenames

  1. #1

    Folder with long Hex filenames

    Every once in a while I'll find that a new folder has been created whose filename is
    a long series of HEX digits. An example: 6bed9f48b0b3717ec4110b2e.

    Does anyone know what these folders contain? Can they be deleted?

    Thanks - Doug

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  2. #2

    The ones I've seen are updates and they can be deleted. To be sure, move them somewhere else for a bit and see what happens. If nothing then delete.
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  3. #3

    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,884
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7

    left over from an update, you can delete it. but you might need unlocker to do it, if you install unlocker, do an advanced install and de-select the "Delta Toolbar".
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  4. #4

    Thanks for the suggestions. I'll give 'em a try and see what happens.

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Folder with long Hex filenames

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