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    Extra Folders Created On C Drive After Non Destructive Reinstall

    I performed a non destructive reinstall of Windows 7 Pro 64 bit with SP1, following Fred Langa's instructions, and it worked like a charm. After the reinstall I found that the following new folders had been created on my C drive:

    $INPLACE.~TR

    $RECYCLE. BIN

    $WINDOWS.~Q

    Is it safe to delete them, or is there a need to keep them, and if the latter why?
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    Post a screen shot of Windows Explorer showing how these folders relate to all the other folders on your PC. I have never done that procedure so I'm not really sure if it does create any new folders.
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