Strange system folder appeared on the desktop after program uninstall

By rev_olie
Nov 10, 2007
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  1. Hey

    Ive recently done some cleaning up on my Dell inspiron 1501 laptop after getting really clogged up with game saved folders that remove programs didnt delete. However on the next startup the following folder appeared on my desktop:

    %SystemDrive%

    I dont want to deleat it incase its something to do with my Windows XP os or something usefull. It doesnt seem to go anywere it just goes:

    Documents and setting>Oliver Taylor>Application data>Microsoft>CryptnetUrlCache
    >SystemCertificates

    system certifdicates leads to another 3 empty folders and the other cryptnetUrlCache leads to 2 folder each with 2 System files in with a load of numbers in the titles.

    Hope this is enough info Cheers

    Oli T
  2. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 5,899

    Send it to the recycle bin & see if the system works properly without it.
  3. rev_olie

    rev_olie TechSpot Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 598

    well it seems to work ok without it so shud i leave it in the recycle bin for a wek or so to make sure or just go ahead and deleat it now :p
  4. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 5,899

    Stay on the safe side & leave it there for a week or so.
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