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Can I delete the Roaming folder?

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    Can I delete the Roaming folder?

    Hi,

    I have >3gb in the Roaming folder.....should I keep it or
    nuke it??

    Thanks!

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    Re: Can I delete the Roaming folder?

    Need much more info than this to help.

    What are you talking about? Where is the folder? Is this a phone?

    ~Lordbob

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    Re: Can I delete the Roaming folder?

    Hi,

    I presume you mean \Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming

    -roaming-2009-03-24_022132-jpg

    The Roaming folder is for app. specific data, which roam with the user profile.

    Application Compatibility: Junction Points and Backup Applications

    3gb seems a lot - inside you will find folders with various program names - check the sizes.

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    Re: Can I delete the Roaming folder?

    After seeing it was just junk files, I deleted all but Microsoft & Mozilla, which
    were in use. All the rest were garbage....the 3gb was a copy of my
    Dreamweaver website files....don't know why it was duplicated(?)

    I wondered why my C drive was getting full...will keep an eye on it from
    now on.

    Thanks,


    ....on 2nd thought, will copy to external drive first....just in case. =)

    Last edited by megacal; 24 Mar 2009 at 04:16. Reason: playing safe
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    Re: Can I delete the Roaming folder?

    I think you have used Auslogics Booster or something to backup its settings.
    Have you tried delete all rescue backup in your Auslogics Booster? Go run it and go settings, delete all backup the program made.

    I know that the last post was 951 days ago but I want to make people who dont know how to solve this problem like me to know why this happens.

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