Can I delete these files?


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Old 01-11-04, 03:54 PM
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was looking around inside the computer today went to dllcache and saw a BUNCH of things.wonder what would happenif i were to select all delete.lol i probably know but just kinda curious.reason i eas looking around,avg found two virus(virie?)lol one was backdoor.vb.9 the other was dylica.h.they are gone now but that avg isa pretty good program from what i can tell
 
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Old 01-11-04, 05:16 PM
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About the windows file protection feature and dllcache:
http://support.microsoft.com/default...roduct=win2000

Briefly:
How the WFP Feature Works
The WFP feature provides protection for system files using two mechanisms. The first mechanism runs in the background. This protection is triggered after WFP receives a directory change notification for a file in a protected directory. After WFP receives this notification, WFP determines which file was changed. If the file is protected, WFP looks up the file signature in a catalog file to determine if the new file is the correct version. If the file is not the correct version, WFP replaces the new file with the file from the cache folder (if it is in the cache folder) or from the installation source. WFP searches for the correct file in the following locations, in this order:
The cache folder (by default, %systemroot%\system32\dllcache).
The network install path, if the system was installed using network install.
The Windows CD-ROM, if the system was installed from CD-ROM.


AVG is very good, especially for free.
 
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Old 01-11-04, 10:41 PM
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uhhh thanks tae i think.I have no idea what you said but appreciate your time
 
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Old 01-12-04, 12:03 AM
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basically, it holds copies of things, and if one gets corrupted or deleted in the OS , it pulls it from the copy(dllcache). If the copy is not there, then guess what?
Basically.
 
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Old 01-12-04, 06:47 AM
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You can technically restore the files off the Windows CD... but it's easier to just leave them there.
 
 

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