1.    27 May 2016 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2014
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    win 10 Insider

    Curious appdata folders

    This is just a 'for curiosity' enquiry as the disk in question is out of service due to bad block errors.

    Under appdata\Local there are 1244 empty folders like below - wonder how they got there?
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  2.    27 May 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jun 2015
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    Windows 3.1 to Windows 10

    I would expect to see those folder in

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  3.    28 May 2016 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 659
    Windows 10 Home x64

    No. These are typical for some OS installations on HP and other brands. I don't know what are they for though.
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  4.    28 May 2016 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2014
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    win 10 Insider

    It was on an HP system. Was REALLY surprised to see 1,244 of them and in that folder.

    Another one of life's little mysteries.

    Cheers, guys.
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