windows files in blue ??

  Ikelos 17:55 17 Aug 07
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Hi, in trying to sort out another problem which has only been on here since yesterdays MS update.

I have loads of files in the Windows folder, .

they are all in blue, and all start with a $ a number and the word uninstall,should they be there.

thank you

  exdragon 18:07 17 Aug 07

They are files which are normally hidden so you can't get at them. If you go to Control Panel, Folder Options, then the View tab, you'll see Hidden Files and Folders. Click in the Do not show hidden files and folders.

They then won't be shown when you go into the Windows folder

  VoG II 18:18 17 Aug 07

They are actually blue because they are compressed click here

They are Windows Update uninstall files - you can remove them click here

  Ikelos 18:44 17 Aug 07

thank you both very much, nice one.

  Clapton is God 20:49 17 Aug 07

Or use click here to remove them (and a lot of other crap as well)

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