Windows 10: What are these "SourceHash" files?

  1. Posts : 12
    Windows 10 64-bit
       20 Dec 2015 #1

    What are these "SourceHash" files?

    I have some "SourceHash" files in 'C:\Windows\Installer' directory. Any idea on what these files are?

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  2. rvbfan's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Home x64 Windows 10 Prox64
       20 Dec 2015 #2

    P2P files from MS.
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  3. Posts : 12
    Windows 10 64-bit
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       20 Dec 2015 #3

    rvbfan said: View Post
    P2P files from MS.
    Which MS programs create these files? Is it safe to remove them?
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       20 Dec 2015 #4

    I believe windows update but I could be totally out to lunch.
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  5. Ztruker's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro X64 17134.191
       20 Dec 2015 #5

    I'd say leave them alone, they are only 20KB each.
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