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HP Colorado Bckp II, Ver 6.0 - Delete Files?

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KC_3
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HP Colorado Bckp II, Ver 6.0 - Delete Files?

I have a HP Colorado Ext. 8GB Tape Drive, using HP Colorado Backup II, Version 6, on each of 2 machines. In the C:\Program Files\Hewlett Packard\Colorado Backup folder, there are four .001 files, each containing 747 KB and which were created last year on 03/31/01:

sw16186C.001
sw48286C.001
sw6B186C.001
swD5286C.001

I "assume" those are temp files, as are most other *.001 files, and as such can be safely deleted. However, I would like to confirm that as well as learn the purpose/function of those files.

Any information would be greatly appreciated.
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harry d brown jr
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Re: HP Colorado Bckp II, Ver 6.0 - Delete Files?

Stacy,

Before deleting them, move them to another directory. Wait a few backups, then you can safely delete them.

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harry
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KC_3
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Re: HP Colorado Bckp II, Ver 6.0 - Delete Files?

Thanks Harry. I appreciate your reply and advice. Given that those .001 files are now almost a year old, I doubt that they're needed. However, I will wait until after my next full backup prior to deleting them as you recommended.