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Anonymous
September 24, 2004 1:17:08 PM

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I have noticed 18 $NtUninstall folders in my windows folder. all are
connected with spuninst folder.They are in blue type.What are they?Should I
delete them?

The Franchise

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Anonymous
September 24, 2004 10:45:39 PM

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They are uninstall folders for windows updates/service packs. Leave them
exactly were they are. if you start deleting them you may end up with
problems.

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John Barnett MVP
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www.freelanceit.glowinternet.net
"The Franchise" <TheFranchise@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> I have noticed 18 $NtUninstall folders in my windows folder. all are
> connected with spuninst folder.They are in blue type.What are they?Should
> I
> delete them?
>
> The Franchise
Anonymous
September 24, 2004 10:45:40 PM

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Thanks for the info.
I'll leave them alone.

"John Barnett MVP" wrote:

> They are uninstall folders for windows updates/service packs. Leave them
> exactly were they are. if you start deleting them you may end up with
> problems.
>
> --
> John Barnett MVP
> Associate Expert
> www.freelanceit.glowinternet.net
> "The Franchise" <TheFranchise@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:178C4D13-A2D5-47BC-A117-1D6FBC6B2FF1@microsoft.com...
> > I have noticed 18 $NtUninstall folders in my windows folder. all are
> > connected with spuninst folder.They are in blue type.What are they?Should
> > I
> > delete them?
> >
> > The Franchise
>
>
>
Anonymous
September 24, 2004 10:45:41 PM

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The Franchise wrote:

> Thanks for the info.
> I'll leave them alone.
....
>>>I have noticed 18 $NtUninstall folders in my windows folder. all are
>>>connected with spuninst folder.They are in blue type.

Blue just means that they are 'compressed.' My recommendation is
to delete such folders IF they are more than 6 months old. - RM
!