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Windows 7: "Preparing to delete from discovering items" What is it?

03 May 2013   #1

Windows Home Premium 64 bit
"Preparing to delete from discovering items" What is it?

I have two identical laptops set up the same way. Yet, on start-up one laptop says "preparing to delete from discovering items" then the horizontal bar shows items being deleted and at such time the deleting process ends the computer completes start-up.

The other computer doesn't do this and I'm just wondering what this message means and if it's bad or good that it is doing it? I have no idea what it is deleting just assume it is deleting something because the bar shows the process happening.

The strange thing is I googled the exact same words that I'm seeing "preparing to delete from discovering items" and see that no one else is experiencing this. There are other variations like "preparing to recycle" and other variations but nothing exactly as I quoted here.

Any help is appreciated. I just want to make sure it's not a virus or something.

Thanks in advance,

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04 May 2013   #2

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

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You could try a scan with WDO...
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