Windows 10: Empty Folders

Discus and support Empty Folders in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hello, While making some search for a file in the system, I found by the way, hundreds of empty folders in the C:\users\admin\appdata\local\temp\... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Motim, Dec 15, 2016.

  1. Motim Win User

    Empty Folders


    Hello,
    While making some search for a file in the system, I found by the way, hundreds of empty folders in the
    C:\users\admin\appdata\local\temp\
    How about deleting them ?
    Thanks


    :)
     
    Motim, Dec 15, 2016
    #1
  2. Dyan Rey Win User

    Empty Folders

    Hi Richard,

    Deleting folders in your computer may require you to check the contents of each specific folder. There are instances that the folders that you are about to delete contains essential system files that may cause your computer to misbehave when it is deleted.
    We would like to learn more about the challenges that you are having with your Windows 10 computer. Please answer the questions below so we can better assist you:



    • What specific file/folder are you trying to delete?
    • Where are these files stored?
    • Would you be able to provide us a screenshot of the files/folders that you are contemplating to delete? Here is a
      link on how to include a screenshot on your post.


    Note: Please exclude any personal information that may be included on the screenshot to protect your privacy.
     
    Dyan Rey, Dec 15, 2016
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  3. Empty Folders

    How do I know which empty folders are safe to delete?
     
    RichardHunter1, Dec 15, 2016
    #3
  4. RolandJS Win User

    Empty Folders

    AppData Local's stuff can be safely deleted. ProgramData temp's stuff can also be safely deleted.
    Not the directories themselves, just the contents *Smile
    Now, some [dis][agree] concerning Windows Prefetch and Recent.
     
    RolandJS, Dec 15, 2016
    #4
  5. Berton Win User
    I've emptied the Prefetch Folder with the only issue being just a bit more time in opening files I had previously opened.
     
    Berton, Apr 5, 2018
    #5
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