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More than 270 files InfraRecorderPortable.exe found on Flash memory?


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#1 betenoire

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 07:30 PM

recently ran scan [esetNOD32v6] of C drive & 2TB WD Flash memory revealed damaged InfraRecorderPortable.exe files.

I am not sure what this app is. I checked google to learn if it may be malware, then ran a search [WindowsXP 32-bit,

on Dell Vostro 1500] which has, so far, found over 273 files, 240kb each of these files on the 2TB WD eBook flashdrive.

There is no instance of these files on my C drive. Other than the eBook (flash memory), I run no portable device(s) with

my Notebook.  I see no app with an associated download or download date.  Is this app just eating my memory? If so, can

I safely delete these files?  malware, or....? I'm baffled. Insight or info would be greatly appreciated.



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Posted 09 June 2013 - 08:36 PM

Hi, not certain myself what it is..

 

InfraRecorder Portable is the popular InfraRecorder CD/DVD burning program packaged as a portable app, so you can do your disk burning on the go

 

Are they all the same file in name ?

If you right click on one and select properties, what does that say?

I don't think they are malware but may be songs,, It looks like they are corrupt.

Can you open any??


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Posted 09 June 2013 - 09:37 PM

InfraRecorderPortable.exe has created its' own folder on external flashdrive as an app.

Further search has found more files WINDOWS/Prefetch PF on drive C:

 

Opening files reveals an app panel for various media rip/burn.

 

Right click on Properties shows that is an app created a year ago and accessed as of today's date. [I've not been aware of it, let alone used it}

 

There's no recorded media in any file and I have no portable media device...(?!)

 

I've never cleared Prefetch files with ccleaner.  I think I'll try deleting the app from the flashdrive and wiping Prefetch in ccleaner.

 

Thanks for looking at this.  I appreciate your good questions as greatly helpfull.






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