When doing a scan of my laptop using Windows Defender on latest version of Windows 10, I notice there are few files are excluded by Windows Defender. You can view the image here:

File List

Are these files safe to keep on the laptop or we can delete it without any issues?

Looking for advice.

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    Looks like malware that whitelisted itself. It's certainly not normal. – Mario Sep 26 '17 at 5:02
  • Is this a corporate laptop? – Daniel B Sep 26 '17 at 5:44
  • No, this is a personal laptop used for development. How do I get rid of these? Also, do you advice me deleting these files? – Nitesh Sep 26 '17 at 10:15
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    that looks like a KMS activation crack to activate Windows. – magicandre1981 Sep 26 '17 at 15:11
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    the last 2 files are not part of original Windows 10. Run slmgr.vbs -dli to see which activation you use (OEM, retail or KMS) – magicandre1981 Oct 1 '17 at 7:08

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