Can I delete the .txt and .~AV files on my C:?

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Okay, on my C: in no folder, there are about 10 text files and ~AV files (dunno what they do). Can I delete these?
 

OZEE

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You can absolutely delete the .txt files. They're just text. You might want to open them and see if they're important first. (Wordpad, Notepad, ...)

The .~AV files... Never seen that before. When in doubt, you can always just rename 'em first then run for a couple of days to make sure everything's cool before deleting them. When I do this, I usually just append a .old on the end. Your computer will probably complain ("Are you *SURE* you want to do that??? Doing that might make the file unusable...) but go ahead.