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Problems with NetHood

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Hi- I'm having trouble with Windows XP (Home edition). A folder named NetHood under Documents and Settings\Bob. It looks like it points to itself over and over again. It shows my PC, my wife's, my son's...then all of them as sub-folders under themselves, then again as sub-sub-folders under themselves.

I thought I was running out of disk space, so I ran a program called TreeSize, to tell me where all the files were and who/what was using the biggest chunks. It hung on the NetHood folder, so I used Windows Explorer to look at it "manually". That's when I saw this convoluted directory tree of folders with themselves as sub-folders of themselves.

Can anybody tell me whether or not it is safe to delete things from this folder? Are these entries just pointers (like shortcuts) or will I be actually deleting real folders from my (and other network users') drives? How can I straighten out this mess? Is it possible to delete it completely and let Windows recreate it? Is there anything I can run that will clean it?

Thanks in advance...

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