Never Delete These Windows Files
By Manish Singh for MakeTechEasier
When spring cleaning your PC – make sure to leave these files alone.–PC Pitstop.
Spring cleaning is a great way to clean the system, free up some space and hopefully, also speed up the computer. While it isn’t hard to find redundant and duplicate files, there are a few things you should never delete from your running Windows system. Deleting critical files may hinder the system’s functioning, whereas some files, if deleted, won’t cause any issues, but may still cause some inconvenience.
From system files to your browser’s data, there are some files that are better left untouched. Below is a list of files that you should skip when you’re on your next cleaning spree.
Don’t delete system files
This is pretty obvious, if the file is inside any of the system folders such as System32, Windows etc, do not delete them.
In the operating system drive (usually C), there will be pagefiles and hibernation files. Don’t delete them as they are there for some reason, and the system needs those files for proper functioning.
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