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Windows 7: Overnight 20gb disappeared... DBL.DB???

15 Jan 2015   #1
radzer0

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 
Overnight 20gb disappeared... DBL.DB???

It did this once before and I did a chkdsk and it fixed it but this time around its not working. My windows folder now sits at 50gb which is a ton for being there is very little on this pc.

There is a strange file called DBL.DB that is in my temp folder sucking up 26gb. Cant delete it, no clue what it does.

Any ideas on this one?


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15 Jan 2015   #2
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

Try booting in Safe mode and see if you can delete it.
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Do you use any of the programs listed here that might be creating this file.
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Files with the DB file extension are created by: Microsoft Access; Corel Paradox; Synopsis Design Compiler Graphical; Microsoft Works; SQLite from Linux, Windows-based and OS X computers; and the H2 database engine.
Source: How to Open DB Files
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