what are these files

  patso 16:57 27 Aug 2006
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i have noticed i have severalfolders with numbers and letters after them eg one is called 63447fbf48edda3b4of15293 another called a61581620b18b8b28bd2cec8 another called 9fd774ddedo8e718f391b0e92 when i open themthere is a folder called i386 inside.what are these and where do they come from and can i delete them.i use xp home and sp2 ps there is four of these folders.any ideas thanks

  SANTOS7 17:00 27 Aug 2006
  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:20 27 Aug 2006

These folders are created when you installed SP2, sounds like you tried to install SP2 3 times.

they should have been deleted after the PC was reboote during the SP2 upgrade.

If everything is working correctly it is safe to delete them

  patso 18:37 27 Aug 2006

thanks both posts are very good.yes i had a crasg recently and had to reinstall sp2 but my pc seems to be working ok so i think i will leave things as they are for now thanks again patso

  Chris Webster 22:44 27 Aug 2006

click here

From an earlier topic.

Cheers Chris.

  patso 16:35 09 Sep 2006

many thanks again for all the help patso

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