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    A hidden Windows 95 configuration file, ending with a .gid extension, used by the Windows Help system. The first time you open a Windows help file, the Help system analyzes the file and creates an associated GID file that helps speed up access to help file topics. You can delete a GID file without harming your system, but Windows will automatically recreate the file next time you open the corresponding help file.