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Windows 7: Unknown Folders

01 Oct 2012   #1
dfs4

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit
 
 
Unknown Folders

These are some unknown folders, all empty, in programs folder and an additional file called GUTEBAF.tmp which is 3.8MB in size. I am deleting all of these. Should deleting these be safe?




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01 Oct 2012   #2
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

I would want to know what is making them before I deleted them.

Run a scan with WDO:
What is Windows Defender Offline?
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01 Oct 2012   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

I agree with UsernameIssues. To get a idea what they are just Google (Gumi files). I will give you some idea of what they are.
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01 Oct 2012   #4
dfs4

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit
 
 

I ran a full scan of WDO and when I returned home nothing had shown up, so I suppose my pc is clean. I deleted the folders and also searched google but nothing came up.
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01 Oct 2012   #5
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Judging from the date/time stamps - they might come back in a week or two.

Some app is probably setup wrong. It is unusual to have them there.

Keep one folder with a file in it next time and we might be able to help you what is creating these tmp folders in such an odd place.
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