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Default Do not delete \Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository - 11-24-2008, 03:16 PM

There is advice on slimming down Vista that promotes deleteing the contents of the DriverStore\FileRepository\ however this can cause problems.

I deleted it following general slimming down advice on that's around and now started to have problems with USB devices and SD cards. If you do need space then make sure you back it up first before deleting. Also if you need to rerstore it you have to extract the install.wim file (e.g. with 7-zip and copy the contents back. See for more info

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