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WinSxS Files in Weird Folder


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#1 EnigmaUser

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Posted 27 November 2016 - 03:06 PM

All my winSxS folders are in a windows folder in a file under a folder called Syst79761AE4.   

 

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Now, there are two windows folders on my computer: the regular one containing all the windows files, except for winSxS files which are stored in a different windows folder under Syst79761AE4, instead of just under the regular hard drive C.  My antivirus program (BitDefender) also cannot scan the winSxS files, and says the objects were not found after the scan has been completed.


Edited by Chris Cosgrove, 27 November 2016 - 05:35 PM.
Moved from Win 10 to 'Am I infected?'


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Posted 28 November 2016 - 04:57 AM

Other than Bit Defender's comment.....is your computer behaving normally...up to par?

WinSxS Folder in Windows 10/8/7 explained

Clean Up the WinSxS Folder


Edited by buddy215, 28 November 2016 - 06:31 AM.

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