Strange files

In my root folder on win 2000, I have files ie:

found.000, found.001, found.002, etc.
and
ffastun.ffa,ffastun.ffl,ffastun.ffo,etc.

They just appeared.   Can I just delete them?
faybAsked:
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Lee W, MVPConnect With a Mentor Technology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
The found.00x files are lost file fragments and related information that Windows "finds" when you (or sometimes windows automatically) performs a "chkdsk" (checkdisk) on the system.

The ffastun.ffa... files are used by Microsoft's FindFast utility which tracks office documents and attempts to make finding them faster.  Personally I think it's a waste unless your computer life revolves around Microsoft Office.  If you want to remove them, look for Find Fast Control Panel and disable find fast and then delete them.  Or run Office Setup again and remove FindFast from your installation.
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
An you can delete the "found" files - but you might want to try to open them in notepad, JUST IN CASE they contain data you can understand...
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geoffrynCommented:
Yes.  The found.001 etc is the result of the drive autocheck.  FFastun files are generated by Microsoft find fast I think and should be safe to delete
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