Is it safe to delete the PerfLogs folder?

| April 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Here’s a question from one of our readers,

I have a folder called PerfLogs in my C drive, with just one folder inside it and no visible data. Is it safe to delete it?

Thanks for the question. PerfLogs is a system generated folder, that stores a log file of all the issues and other performance related reports.

It is fully safe to remove the PerfLogs folder, but keep in mind that Windows will keep recreating it every time you delete it. The Windows 7 features like Reliability Monitor make use of this performance report file to provide detailed performance information.

The folder hardly uses any space, so we’d recommend you to leave it as is. If it really bothers you for some reason, you can simply the hide the folder by right clicking on it and choosing Properties –> General –> Hide.

Hope that helps. Smile

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