Are you running Total Protection or Total Protection Service (now known as SaaS)? I don't see such files in my consumer Total Protection.
There is also a chance this is a virus - any other clues as to that?
Try running Stinger and Malwarebytes Free, both linked in the last link in my signature below.
I am arunning total protection
not the Sevice i think,
Later I have noticed
the listed directories were kept as backup for some time and removed ...
So the folder now contained with latest diretories and old directories vanished.
I am not sure this removal happened with "Quick Clean"(That i ran before i have noticed) or automatically.
I have actually contacted technical support before posting this.
Even the technical assistant done all the standard disk cleanup stuff that I(we(advanced users)) will do in routine.
When i explained them about the folder they said they cannot help with it saying it might be necessary data for mcafee to run.
My bad I posted this under wrong thread.
I did some further digging and fortunately because I multi-boot all OS's ranging from XP through to Windows 8 I finally found that elusive AMContent folder in my Windows 8 machine running McAfee SecurityCenter 12.1 Beta. What version of the software are you running? Open it then click 'About' and post the results.
My entire AMContent folder is only 142mb which is really very little - you say yours is growing? How big has it reached now? As far as I know the software stores no more than 30 days-worth of data so there should be a limit to it. Mind yoiu I don't use Windows 8 much and never run scheduled scans anyway, which could make a difference in my case I suppose. I also see the folder in my Windows 7 OS using the same version of the software.
Suffice it to say this folder or its contents can not be deleted otherwise the software probably will malfunction.
Meanwhile I will email a contact of mine to ascertain exactly what that folder is but I can't promise an answer before at least Monday.
From your pic above it appears you are using 11.6 so these folders must be new to that edition and above. I will get back to you on this.
Thanks Brit for taking interest in my case.
As i said earlier the fodler auto deletes the old conent by keeping few directories with in. So I noticed the size gown till 300mb around and again came down to around 180 mb.
As i guess the files cannot be deleted under "Common Files" directory and even it wont allow to do so.. so i understood it is important to keep them but let them auto clean then selves by the application.
So now I feel there is no problem at all.
by the way this is what i got from mcaffe about regarding version.
And I use Windows 7