Windows 7: what are the individual "file system type" files in the system volume information folder?

Original title: Windows 7: what are the individual "file system type" files in the folder system volume information accumulating [not the files system restore I already know and don't use yet]

Hi-

I stopped using the system restore, I found a better solution, for me, that's what I have to do.
Then I noticed that several 'file system' 'type' was being created, 12 times yesterday, 3 up to today in the early hours of the morning and stored in they System Volume Information folder, anywhere from 30 MB to 2 GB.
three of these file names 'file system' 'type' are:
{debb21da-eafc-11e2-ba92-00241dc5d84e} {3808876b-c176-4e48-b7ae-04046e6cc752}
{3debe675-eaa7-11e2-a462-00241dc5d84e} {3808876b-c176-4e48-b7ae-04046e6cc752}
{3debe5e8-eaa7-11e2-a462-00241dc5d84e} {3808876b-c176-4e48-b7ae-04046e6cc752}
Anyone know what it could be?
Can I follow up to what program/process they are related?
Are they safe to delete?
Ideas?  Suggestions?
Thank you.
John

Hi John,.

Yes, you can delete the system volume information data if not to use the system restore.

You will need to give permission to the folder until you delete it.

How to open a file if I get an access denied message?

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