What to do with Microsoft.00x folders?

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What to do with Microsoft.00x folders?

Postby AGH1965 » Sun Dec 15, 2019 8:34 am

When a Boot Menu item and the corresponding Windows partition are both deleted with BIU, then BIU leaves the no longer used Microsoft.00x on the EFI system partition. When fiddling around with BIU, this causes the number of no longer used Microsoft.00x folders to grow rapidly. What shall I do with them? Can I delete them? If I delete them, shall the others then be renumbered to prevent gaps in the numbering?
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Re: What to do with Microsoft.00x folders?

Postby TeraByte Support » Sun Dec 15, 2019 6:30 pm

You can delete the ones you don't need.

On 12/15/2019 7:34 AM, AGH1965 wrote:
> When a Boot Menu item and the corresponding Windows partition are both deleted with BIU, then BIU leaves the no longer used Microsoft.00x on the EFI system partition. When fiddling around with BIU, this causes the number of no longer used Microsoft.00x folders to grow rapidly. What shall I do with them? Can I delete them? If I delete them, shall the others then be renumbered to prevent gaps in the numbering?
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Re: What to do with Microsoft.00x folders?

Postby AGH1965 » Wed Dec 18, 2019 9:12 am

Oops, I overestimated myself. I don't know how I can delete them. Is there an easy way to do that?
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Re: What to do with Microsoft.00x folders?

Postby Brian K » Wed Dec 18, 2019 1:32 pm

You can use Scripting to "Remove Directory".

Or you can use the TeraByte Explorer script to delete Microsoft.00x
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Re: What to do with Microsoft.00x folders?

Postby AGH1965 » Thu Dec 19, 2019 11:44 am

Thanks Brian, but I'm afraid I need a little bit more explanation.
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Re: What to do with Microsoft.00x folders?

Postby Brian K » Thu Dec 19, 2019 1:00 pm

OK, use this. In BIU click Scripting

cd \efi
rd microsoft.00x /s

(Answer A to the question about removing the directory and sub-dirs)
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Re: What to do with Microsoft.00x folders?

Postby AGH1965 » Fri Dec 20, 2019 2:53 pm

Thanks Brian. The /s is what I was looking for. I only remembered that you had to use deltree instead of rd for deleting non-empty directories in MS-DOS...
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