Folders with Blue Names

By tomex
Jul 4, 2007
  1. In my C:\Windows folder on Win XP Pro SP2, I have folder with names like $NtUninstallKB88...$. These folders' names are in the blue color. They are taking up room on my C drive.

    I know that these are compressed folders relating to the OS updates, patches, and hotfixes.

    Is it safe to delete these folders?

    If so, which ones?
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,158   +598

    these are the dir/files used by the uninstallers; your choice to keep/remove
  3. tomex

    tomex TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I was advised that I should not delete the folders named with the following "$hf_mig$".

    Any reasons why not?
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.

Similar Topics

Add New Comment

You need to be a member to leave a comment. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.
TechSpot Account You may also...