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What are the Small Files in the root directory

Can I delete the small files in the root directory? Will they be recreated as needed?
What are they and what creates them? See attached PDF


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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
They are created by program installs and sometimes Windows updates.  I would not delete them.  There is no way to know if they are needed and they are not taking up even as much room as the PDF you generated to display them to us.
Kyle AbrahamsSenior .Net DeveloperCommented:
Emmanuel AdebayoGlobal Windows Infrastructure Engineer - ConsultantCommented:
You should be very careful in deleting these files, some of them are just cache files being used by OS/applications running which would be deleted when the application closes.

Also, some cache files are not being deleted after the application closes.

If you try to delete one, if it is still in use, you will receive an error that the file is being used.

I would reboot twice, create a restore point, reboot again, then try deleting some of them.
If you're determined to delete them, the above advice to first create solid restore points is very strongly recommended. No one from here can identify those files from the supplied image beyond what's been suggested already.

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