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If they weren't named after system files it will be ok as noting will try to use them. If they were named after system files, as is likely, they will all Access Deny as noone has access to overwrite system files including administrators. C:\Users\User>icacls c:\windows\system32\notepad.exe c:\windows\system32\notepad.exe NT SERVICE\TrustedInstaller:(F) ...


There might be serious problems in the near future. Confusingly enough, SysWOW64 holds 32-bit DLLs for use by 32-bit applications that you run, while the System32 folder has 64-bit binaries. DLL files that are in use or already exist were not replaced, but there are probably a bunch of 64-bit DLLs that are in a folder where only 32-bit binaries are ...

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