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Some files listed in Windows explorer are blue font

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#1 geno368


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Posted 21 September 2009 - 09:28 AM

I seem to have run out of room on a Windows XP Pro system. I tried to defrag but don't have but 7% room available. I looked in Windows Explorer to try to find some huge files that might be corrupt and I see a few that are listed in blue. What does that mean? I have not compressed anything on purpose. Thanks

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#2 boopme


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Posted 21 September 2009 - 10:42 AM

The Blue indicates a system file. You should not remove these.
Was this a sudden fill of space or just your normal use? If the latter you need to remove things.
If the first you most likely have a malware infection.
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