How to Delete Windows Assembly

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How to Delete Windows Assembly
Windows Assembly is a folder on your computer. (file folders image by CraterValley Photo from Fotolia.com)

Windows Assembly is a folder that stores .net assemblies. These are bits of data that are necessary for the proper functioning of various security permissions. Consequently, it is not recommended that you delete the Windows Assembly. In fact, most people do not want to delete the Windows Assembly, but rather they want to delete the configuration which makes viewing the Windows Assembly so difficult. You can do either.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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Instructions

    Delete the Configuration

  1. 1

    Click on the "Start" menu, then "Run."

  2. 2

    Type "cmd" into the open box and click "OK." The Command Prompt window will open.

  3. 3

    Type the following into the Command Prompt window:

    "cd /d %windows%\assembly"

    Press "Enter."

  4. 4

    Type the following into the Command Prompt window:

    "attrib -r -h -s desktop.ini"

    Press "Enter."

  5. 5

    Type the following into the Command Prompt window:

    "ren desktop.ini desktop.bak"

    Press "Enter."

    Delete Windows Assembly

  1. 1

    Click on the "Start" menu.

  2. 2

    Click on "Search Files and Folders."

  3. 3

    Search for and delete the following file:

    "c:\windows\assembly"

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