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#1 wigwog

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 01:34 AM

i have a new computer, and yes went with windows 7 until windows 8 is more tested. however in the first month i have a file i have no idea where it came from

 

b5a16ba459d52c02174eca26e7ea

 

and another one

 

cf5e1d506b31429f98678f4a1ba9bb42

 

anyone have a clue what they are for.

 



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#2 sflatechguy

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Posted 28 August 2013 - 03:59 AM

Probably Global Unique Identifiers GUIDs or Security Identifiers SIDs for programs, services or accounts that are running on your computer. Where exactly did you find them -- that is, what folder or set of folders are they in? If your computer isn't acting up, I wouldn't worry about them too much.






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