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What is the $hf_mig$ directory for in Windows Server 2003 and can I delete it?

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Its name means "hotfix migration". It's for tracking versioning information about hotfixes to keep from accidentally breaking or downgrading your system. No, you definitely should not delete it.

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Here's a good explanation of the topic: What is the “$hf_mig$” Folder for And Can I Delete It?

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