How to delete update files
Posted on 2009-07-15
I have a series of new folders created on my root directory each of which are named with Hex keys for example 0f5c404657ecced06f38236ad943d0fc and 005b561bd16138ebac. inside each of these are two other folders 1 is called 1033 and the other is called either setup or hotfixexpressadv. I now have 50 of these folders taking up over 10gb of space and so need to remove them.
I believe that they may be created each time I log off and windows auto updates.
The problem being that when I try and delete them I get the message cannot delete file Access denied. However I am logged on as administrator. I can delete the files in the folders with the Hex key as the name, but cannot delete fropm the 1033, setup or hotfixexpressadv folders,
Mnay thanks for your assistance