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I might have misapprehended the situation. If so, please edit the question title.

At some point a directory called f83db84ff30a71d92e has been left in my C:\ folder. It contains a bunch of directories whose names are numbers between 1000 and 3000, a few files and a setup.exe. The setup turns out to be an installer for .NET 4.

I don't like unnecessary folders littering my disk root. Can I delete it?

Directory listing of f83db84ff30a71d92e.

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Yes, it is safe to delete the folder.

You may have to take ownership of the files and change the permissions to allow you to delete the files and folder.

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