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Windows 7: What is this on my hard drive?


28 Nov 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 
What is this on my hard drive?

Just came across this on my external hard drive.


All the permissions are set so I can't do anything with it. I'm not sure when it appeared I haven't had it plugged in for a while.




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28 Nov 2011   #2

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

That is the visual studio 10 service pack one patch installer.

Do you have visual studio installed? It's probably a left over installer file after doing a windows update. Or maybe updating it by hand?

Edit, actually it's for a specific bug fix. It's probably just left over after a windows update. You can ususaly just delete the file after taking ownership.

It is a patch installer file so it is only used once and then is not used any more.

See:
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en...ng=en&id=27231
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02 Dec 2011   #3

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Cheers dude
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