Unexpected folders in Explorer

  Farleyjim 19:20 20 Aug 2004

I've just opened explorer and discovered 28 folders in the Windows folder(written in blue) which are called "$NtUninstallKB810217$" Each folder has a different number after the word "uninstall". I did a Windows update recently which went wrong half way through. Could that have anything to do with it and is it safe to delete them?
XP Home Pentium 4 3.2Ghz

  VoG II 19:23 20 Aug 2004
  BurrWalnut 19:25 20 Aug 2004

These are Microsoft updates that you have applied.

NTFS files are highlighted in blue if they are compressed, in green if they are encrypted and those in red can only be accessed by Windows.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Alienware 17 R4 2017 review

These brilliant Lego posters show just what children's imaginations are capable of

Mac power user tips and hidden tricks

Comment réinitialiser votre PC, ordinateur portable ou tablette Windows ?