Windows 10: Is it safe to remove these folders?

Discus and support Is it safe to remove these folders? in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I have my Documents, Contacts, Downloads, Pictures, Music and Videos folders located on my HDD (E:/), but I still show the same folders on C: drive but... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by fracking4oil, Aug 18, 2015.

  1. Is it safe to remove these folders?


    I have my Documents, Contacts, Downloads, Pictures, Music and Videos folders located on my HDD (E:/), but I still show the same folders on C: drive but they're all empty. Is it safe to delete these folders since they're located & pointed to on the E: drive?


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    fracking4oil, Aug 18, 2015
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  2. aakkam22 Win User

    Is it safe to delete these eight 0KB files?

    In most cases, these are files left behind from Windows Update installs, and can be removed safely. However, they also may be important system files. I would suggest against removing them.
     
    aakkam22, Aug 18, 2015
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  3. bacillus Win User
    Is it safe to delete these eight 0KB files?

    I upgraded from win 7 ultimate to win 10 pro.

    On looking at the root of C:/ there are eight 0KB files with odd file names. Are these files needed or can they be safely deleted?

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    bacillus, Aug 18, 2015
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  4. bro67 Win User

    Is it safe to remove these folders?

    If E: is being used for Data storage, the folders on C: should show under Properties > Location that the real storage location is E: not C:. If you delete those on C:, it will end up causing the others to disappear or end up empty.

    Make sure in Disk Management that you nave that other drive physically assigned the E: drive name. Otherwise it can change if it is just automatically assigned.
     
    bro67, Aug 18, 2015
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  5. The folders properties on C: drive don't have a location tab, although the ones I haven't moved do. If I go to This PC all these folders point to the folders on E: drive. I've already deleted them on C: drive and the E: drive folders are still intact *Smile
     
    fracking4oil, Apr 4, 2018
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