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System File Fixes in the Windows Folder

I’m often asked what the C:\Windows folder on your hard drive is for, and if it is possible to reduce its size or even delete it. Unfortunately, that isn’t possible, since Windows uses this folder to store all of its system files. The most important files are largely hidden, to prevent them from being damaged by inexperienced users. Without the system files in this folder, Windows wouldn’t work. That is why the operating system keeps the most important files hidden from view. However, simply keeping these files hidden is not enough to protect them. The files can become corrupt or go missing, and lead to all kinds of problems. In this article I’ll show you how to fix those problems. Using the tools described you will be able to quickly resolve system file errors and ensure your Windows PC stays running at tip top performance.

Category: Issues, Troubleshooting
Issue: 2018 Issue 8 August
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Article Reference: S932

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