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Windows 7: Save As File Type - Odd Thing Happening!

13 Nov 2012   #1

Win 7 Ultimate (64 bit)
Save As File Type - Odd Thing Happening!

On downloading several small files today and saving them to the default directory, the "Save As File Type" box contained, in addition to the correct file extension, a string (obviously the title of an adult movie) with underscores for spaces and a curly bracket thrown in for good measure. I've never had the movie or anything similar on the computer or even seen the title before (honest, Guv!).

The downloaded file scanned OK with with Avira Premium and Spybot, as does this machine, and appeared to be perfectly normal in every other respect but this event worries me. Has anyone come across something like this and is it down to malware?

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17 Nov 2012   #2

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Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64


Its not necessarily malware - can you post a screen capture image showing the problem? What type of files were you downloading, and from what type of site?

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19 Nov 2012   #3

Win 7 Ultimate (64 bit)

Thanks for your reply. The problem hasn't re-appeared so I'm going to considered it solved.
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