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Windows 7: Strange files?

19 May 2011   #1

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Strange files?

Anyone familiar with these files? They are in the root of C and hidden.

version (no extension on this file)

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19 May 2011   #2
James Colbert


Hi Badspell,
It sounds like a 3rd party file. It doesn't show up on my C:\ drive. Do you have Splashtop or SplashRemote? Of course, it can never hurt to do a full Malwarebytes scan...
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19 May 2011   #3

Windows 7

Nope, don't have splashtop. Will start with a scan and go from there.
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