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D drive full of folders with padlocks containing eula, dll and data files


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#1 leez6666

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Posted 11 January 2014 - 09:35 AM

Hi

This is my first post on this site.

My home computer is running Windows 7 - Home Premium 2009.  The computer is somewhat slow and the C and D drives are almost full.  In searching through the D drive I have found many files with padlocks which have strange names containing random letters and numbers (pic attached).  When I open these they contain eula, dll and data files.  I don't recall creating them and would like to delete them but when I try I get a message saying I need permission from the SYSTEM to make changes.

Can anyone please tell me what all these folders are and how I may be able to get rid of them?  Is this a malware problem?  Each one of these folders seems to take up from 7MB to 30MB of space.

Thanks

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Posted 11 January 2014 - 11:19 AM

The Microsoft Community website explains why these files are locked and how to go about changing the permissions to access them.

 

Scroll down to Job Sam Varkey's post.


Edited by dc3, 11 January 2014 - 11:20 AM.

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