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    What is VCM?

    I understand that VCM stands for Virtual Channel Memory, but I'm not sure.
    It appears as C:WindowsVCM.

    I also would like to know if the files can be safely removed? They're always coupled with c:windowssystem, the file sizes are the same only the dates change.

    They take up so much room , and I need the space.
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    Re: What is VCM?

    I would argue that VCM stands for Version Conflict Manager...

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    Re: What is VCM?

    Atomica listed about 7 possibilities, I just chose one. You are probably correct.
    But no matter what the letters stand for, the question remains: Can I remove them without causing problems?

    I stand corrected on the meaning of term. Thank you for your input.
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    Re: What is VCM?

    NO, they are system files. As a general rule anything in the Windows Folder one should leave alone, except for the "temp" files and Internet temp files.

    Do a search at Google.com on VCM Folder and you will find that you will not want to delete these files.

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    Re: What is VCM?

    Thank you Dave. I thought as much.
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