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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by danduq, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. danduq

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    Hi,

    I uninstalled the Guardian Anywhere app yesterday, but noticed today that the .GuardianAnywhere directory was still present in /sdcard. I've deleted it now, but it made me wonder about all the other directories in the /sdcard directory. Don't suppose anyone can shed any light on these and whether I can remove them?

    .thinkfree
    .Trash-9931
    .Trashes
    aDownloader
    dir1
    dir2
    dir3
    LOST.DIR
    openfeint
    prism
    TunnyBrowser
    uloops

    I know TunnyBrowser is Dolphin HD. I only have Dolphin Mini now (uninstalled HD), so can I remove this dir?

    Are there any apps which will do this tidying up for me?

    Thanks!
     

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  2. vosg

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    When in doubt, rename the folder, eg. LOST.DIR to LOST.DIR.OLD
    Then if an app needs it, it will create a new folder or pop up an error (then you can just rename the folder back to it's original name).
     
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    Qft. Destructive editing and a trigger happy deletion finger can be risky. Always leave yourself a backup and if everything runs fine and youre confident then fully delete
     
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    Openfeint is for playing online with other people.
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  5. danduq

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    Thanks all, didn't think about renaming folders! Obvious solution, I obviously couldn't see the wood for the trees. :)
     

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