1. Computer problem? Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Click here to join today! If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

Catalog.wci folder

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by seidnerm, Dec 13, 2004.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. seidnerm

    seidnerm Thread Starter

    Feb 11, 2004
    My XP partition is NTFS. I also have a 10 GB partition formatted FAT32 that I use mainly for disk images & some backups. I noticed a hidden folder on this drive called "System Volume Information" and when I opened it, there was a single folder called "Catalog.wci" (about 40+ megs.) What is this and why is it on my data partition? I have indexing turned off for my NTFS partition and System Restore is not monitoring any partitions but the NTFS one. Should I delete the "Catalog.wci" folder or leave it? :confused:
  2. mike5532g


    Jun 11, 2004
    You will need these files if you want to perform a "factory restore" with your recovery cd.
As Seen On
As Seen On...

Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/307573

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice