I have an old site, about 5-6GB, which was builded with DreanWeaver 8.
There are a lot of folders named _baks and , _notes and also many files with extension name .mno, .bak and .LCK.
What are they for?
Can I delete any of them?
Are there other files with unusual extension names which can be deleted without any demage?
If you downloaded it onto your local machine, you can delete your local copies without any issue. You can see what they all are in simple google searches, pretty much automatically created junk files. Some could be useful on the server, but locally you won't need them.
The folder named "_baks" was not created by DW. Do with it what you want.
The folder named "_notes" probably was created by DW, and it contains the .mno files. These files are DW's note files, and they contain useful information about the files in that folder, like which design-time stylesheet they might use, etc. I would just leave them alone.
The .LCK files are probably created by DW, either because this site was set up to use CheckIn/CheckOut, or because it was used in conjunction with Contribute (an Adobe product intended to make group editing easier). Did you build this site originally?
Yes I buid it originally few years ago.
I guess I can leave the _notes and _back folders, but can delete their .mno, .bak and .LCK files since we never used "notes" and we also don't need a "roollback" for those pages.
Am I right?
As John said (and I forgot), if you originally set the site up to use Adobe Contribute, that would have been responsible for creation of the _bak folder and files. What you do with them is up to you, especially if you are no longer using Contribute. I would leave the _notes folder and its .mno files alone, though, since they are used by DW.
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