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strange numbers in directory with no extension


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#1 lee2012W

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 08:04 PM

I have attached a picture you can enlarge, showing a file that is showing up in a particular directory.
I use this directory for docx xlsx and pdf file that I link to from my excel 2007 program.
Everything works fine, but I don't know what these files are. They do not have an extension
I have scanned virus and malware and nothing shows up, but am at a loss to what they are.
I have a few of them and they are all 8 characters long and a combination
of numbers and letters but always 8 characters. I don't want to click it and I don't want to delete it
without knowing what it is. I have show extensions and hidden files enabled. Thanks for your helpAttached File  #_2012-08-20_21-54-53.jpg   26.33KB   7 downloads

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#2 jhayz

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 10:22 PM

I have no technical explanation for those 2 files but most likely when certain document files were saved they must be associated with it. I would not worry of them for now.

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