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Now if you look at sample 3, sample 3 displays what the contents are in the END file in raw text format. I had a similar computer generated folder name on C:\ drive only a few days ago. My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Home Made OS Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon | Win 7 Ult x64 CPU Intel I7-3770K @ 4.2ghz Motherboard ASRock Extreme 4 Memory Is the Mrtstub.exe file a legitimate component of the tool? check it out
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yuanD1, Jul 28, 2011 #8 hewee Joined: Oct 26, 2001 Messages: 57,729 I would not worry about it because those from MS updates should not be there. I have been looking on someone else's PC and they have about 20 of these sort of folders, some of which contain all kinds of files. Fractalogic, Jul 25, 2011 #5 yuanD1 Thread Starter Joined: Mar 11, 2010 Messages: 61 is it ok if i just leave the file be or should i delete it? Network & Sharing Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums is an independent
And I don't recall seeing it, until just a few days ago. 9/11/13 ?? General Discussion Strange foldersTwo strange folders have turned up in my computer with names like "a7efbda6ce88607414d6f635beaad494", and I do not have authorization do do anything with them. Some attempt were done by taking ownership of folders and files but unsuccessful. What Folders Should Be In The C Drive Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers.
Microsoft Office Strange empty Folders?Dell XPS L702X - Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64 Bit - IE8 - McAfee Security Center With Hidden Files and Folders showing - in the Location Random Folders In C Drive Windows 10 Some of the MS updates as you know are BIG installs. Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. Is it an important file or something else?
If nothing bad happens after a day then I delete it. Funny Folder Names For Computer One week now a file called "END" with no file extension is located inside my System folder where I have my folders there. Using the site is easy and fun. Thank you Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 M...
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I do recall that, at one time, I had Microsoft Tech Support use a remote assistance tool to solve a problem I was having with OneCare. weblink Can I delete it? I have several such folders on my system. yuanD1, Jul 25, 2011 #6 hewee Joined: Oct 26, 2001 Messages: 57,729 Got to log the computer into a Admin account to delete the folder. Windows Update Folders In Root Of C Drive
I could not open the file, but it was there under all my pertinent folders. I didn't make this file at all, and I don't know how this file is there. TanyaC View Public Profile Find More Posts by TanyaC 25 Jul 2012 #3 conemitchell Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit Service Pack 1 21 posts Scotland But how do http://ipbillboard.com/c-drive/strange-file-in-temp-folder.html Generated Tue, 07 Mar 2017 22:03:20 GMT by s_hv1055 (squid/3.5.23) Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View
Those folders probably contain log files and/or "remnants" from Microsoft updates. Random Folder Name Generator oh screw it, here's a picture (see attachment) I'm not sure whether it is dangerous or not, please advise. YuanD1 Attached Files: pic.jpg File size: 47.3 KB Views: 528 yuanD1, Jul 22, 2011 #1 Sponsor flavallee Frank Trusted Advisor Joined: May 12, 2002 Messages: 72,446 It's likely not
Note In this example, C is system drive.
Did you look at the properties for the folder and see if it really has anything in it? Layback Bear View Public Profile Find More Posts by Layback Bear Strange folders in C Drive « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Similar help and support threads Thread Forum Trouble I have a file named GIF89a Format.aip which is in my Adobe Illustrator CS3 plugins folder. Folder Names Changed To Strange Characters To be honest, I don't really mind if they stay there forever, just so long as things are a bit tidier.
Now the arrows are pointing to the date and the time. I have had this happen more then once and Windows update can use and root drive and seen it on drive C: and D: If your looking at the root of corruption of foldersHi folks, this is my first time posting here. his comment is here Here is the thing though, I opened up the file using notepad.exe, and it says OK in the file.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/927978From the article above:"Security update package 927978 may create a log file. I wondered if they were to do with Microsoft updates because when I googled some of the executable file names I was finding references to Windows and Internet Explorer. i need permission from system? You may need to take ownership first, then give yourself full control, then delete.
Microsoft update usually removes these folders once the update has been applied. TanyaC View Public Profile Find More Posts by TanyaC 26 Jul 2012 #9 Layback Bear Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1 24,995 posts Northern Ohio Any thing in temps/temporary files hewee, Jul 25, 2011 #7 yuanD1 Thread Starter Joined: Mar 11, 2010 Messages: 61 if the folder means somethign went wrong, should i be concerned? I'm on a new ASUS.
No the software was installed. HomeForums Search ForumsHistoryRecent PostsLive StreamUnanswered Threads Media Search MediaNew Media Resources Search ResourcesMost Active AuthorsLatest ReviewsMembers Notable MembersCurrent VisitorsRecent ActivityNew Profile Posts Your name or email address:Password: Forgot your password? It lets Illustrator read Gif files The "End" file is probably related to Adobe or some other graphics program, if you have one installed. Installation & Setup Strange folders in AppData/LocalHello, I got many folders with names like below in my AppData/Local folder.