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Windows 7: hidden file of docx file created with ~$name of file.docx file

27 Sep 2012   #1
raj609

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
hidden file of docx file created with ~$name of file.docx file

whenever I open docx file there is hidden file ~$name of file.docx created. which type of file is that? Is it in virus, maleware. for example If I open house.docx file then ~$house.docx file created which is hidden form. I had saw this file when i select show all hidden file option. when i try to open ~$house.docx file it show message the file is corrupted and cannot be open.please help.


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27 Sep 2012   #2
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64 +Linux_VMs +Chromium_VM
 
 

That's normal and nothing to worry about.
It's a temp file Word creates when you open a file.
If Word closes normally, the temp file gets deleted.
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