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Windows 7: Random folder found on external hard disk?

22 Mar 2013   #11

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by benjy206 View Post
Have just been doing some research on it a bit more. Because since i removed it without safely removing device. That folder has been there. But I have had a look and there all microsoft, some people say it's been used as cache and also updates. I just keep deleting mine. But they come back. But they are no harm. Did all scans on this and all clear.

EDIT: Did you say it reappears within a folder on your HD?
it reappears on my external hard drive in the same folder and sub-folder. same exact place.

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22 Mar 2013   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

Ok well mine is on the DIR of that HD. here is more pics does it look like this inside the folders.

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