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    Windows Protect Folder

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    by tiamat265x ·

    Hey, I’m a computer tech who has a customer with a folder on his computer c:\Documents and Settings\%Userprofile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Protect.

    What is this folder, and is it safe to delete? It has over 800,000 files in it.

    Any advice? Thanks in advance!

    Jonathan Heibel
    Know Problem Business Technologies, Inc.
    1029 Clifton Dr.
    Erie, PA 16505

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      protect folder

      by jesraelo ·

      In reply to Windows Protect Folder

      did you ever get a solution for this issue…I am facing the same problem. my ghost process, chkdsk, efsinfo process, everything hangs on this folder simply because there are over 800000 associated files or links in that folder.
      this is crazy… how can I turn this crap off or empty that folder…

      any help is appreciated..

      JohnE

      • #2657483

        I have the same problem.

        by bwebb ·

        In reply to protect folder

        Did you find a solution? Any help would be appreciated.

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