What are $WINDOWS.~BT and $Windows.~WS folders? How to Delete them?

WINDOWS.~BT and $Windows.~WS folders $WINDOWS.~BT and $Windows.~WS folders are the temporary directories used by Windows during the Upgrade process. When you upgrade your Windows, it stores the files of the previous version of Windows in folders. These two folders contain a Backup of Windows folder, User folders, and other important …

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Hiberfil.sys, Pagefile.sys, and Swapfile.sys. What is the Purpose of these three files?

In the root of the your Windows drive are three hidden files. These files are: hiberfil.sys pagefile.sys swapfile.sys hiberfil.sys The Hibernation File is a file used by the Hibernate feature found in Windows. When you press the Hibernate button in Power options button in Windows Start Menu, it transfers and …

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How to Delete System Volume Information folder in Windows 10

The System Volume Information folder stores the contents of System Restore. System Restore allows the Operating System to revert to the point of the creation of a Restore Point. These restore points use disk space. Along with restore points, the System Volume Information folder also contains hard disk and partition …

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What is Pagefile & Virtual Memory in Windows?

Windows Pagefile (pagefile.sys) & Virtual Memory Navigation: What is Windows Pagefile & Virtual Memory Explaining the Need for Paging with an Example Advantages & Disadvantages of Using a Pagefile or Virtual Memory What is Windows Pagefile & Virtual Memory Ever wondered what happens when the total memory usage exceeds the …

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How to Change Pagefile or Virtual Memory Size in Windows?

Change the Size of Pagefile or Virtual Memory in Windows The Paging file or Virtual Memory can be configured by navigating to the Advanced Performance Options. Step 1: Open the Run dialog box. Type sysdm.cpl in the text field, and then press OK. It’ll open the System Properties window. Step …

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Take Full Control & Ownership (Permission) of Windows Registry Keys

How to Take Full Ownership / Permissions / Control over Windows Registry Keys Windows Registry is a powerful tool that helps users tweak their systems. You can perform all kinds of operations on Registry very easily, but sometimes you may encounter a Key that displays an error message. In those …

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How to Delete Services in Windows 10

Delete Services in Windows Enabling and Disabling Services in Windows is easy. You can accomplish that by either using the System Configuation utility (msconfig) or the Services utility (services.msc). But, sometimes disabling services is not enough. For example, an Antivirus that you have uninstalled may not have deleted its services …

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Which Windows Temporary System files and folders should not be deleted?

Here is a list of Ten Windows System Temporary files and folders that should not be deleted. Apart from the Windows root directory, Program Files, and ProgramData; there are some other system files created by Windows for running it smoothly. Most of these files are important system files, and should …

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