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Mike Halsey, Windows 10 Troubleshooting, 10.1007/978-1-4842-0925-7_27

27. Windows 10 File Structure in Depth

Mike Halsey

(1)Gleadless Valley, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK

I just counted how many files are currently sitting on my C: drive, where Windows 10 is installed on my PC. This doesn’t count my documents, pictures, music, and video, which I store elsewhere to ensure file security, but there are still almost half a million files in more than seventy thousand folders sitting on the drive.

Now, I have some big app suites installed, such as the full Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, and the Vegas Pro suite of video editing apps . These will install huge volumes of files on the PC, and then there’s temporary files, configuration ...

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