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Hello,
On my file system I have three folder, as shown on the screenshot attached.  What are these "number named" folders and can they be deleted.  I'm not talking about the Apache, eclipse and Dell folders, but the other three shown;
system folders in the file system
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chima--
If you right click on one, then Properties do any of the tabs give you information?   What files do these folders contain?
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They are system folders. Please leave them alone.
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Those folders are created during the installation of software, but they are really only needed then. You can delete them.
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jcimarron, good idea.  On the bottom two, they are empty with a folder called "sandbox."  On the first, there are some syetem files;
system files
aadih and rindi, you have to come to one agreement?
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As I mentioned already, those folders are only needed for the installation. After that usually they are deleted, but if they aren't I always delete them.

I've never had a problem with that.
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chima--
Now that we see the content, I agree these are files left over, in this case from installation of KB2486635, and can be deleted.
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Thanks
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chima--
Glad to have helped.
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starnge you select ed  2 posts saying the opposite :
from aadih  "They are system folders. Please leave them alone"
and rindi "Those folders are created during the installation of software, but they are really only needed then. You can delete them."

that seems very srange for a reader
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