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Strange SIDs in Recycle Bin


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#1 RecycleBin

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Posted 17 February 2018 - 12:42 AM

Good day all.

 

I thought Bleeping Computer might be a good place for this. I happened to have a look in my laptop's recycle bin (on D drive) the other day and found this:

 

S-1-5-21-2265441378-2741054020-2359651104-500
S-1-5-21-31222XXXXX-XXXXX1122-8669XXXXX-1000
S-1-5-21-31222XXXXX-XXXXX1122-8669XXXXX-1004
S-1-5-21-31222XXXXX-XXXXX1122-8669XXXXX-1005
S-1-5-21-31222XXXXX-XXXXX1122-8669XXXXX-500
S-1-5-21-3159447838-1600927929-3177602736-1000
S-1-5-21-3159447838-1600927929-3177602736-1004
S-1-5-21-3159447838-1600927929-3177602736-1005
S-1-5-21-3159447838-1600927929-3177602736-500
S-1-5-21-943402231-1081043167-4124935001-1000
S-1-5-21-943402231-1081043167-4124935001-500

 

The SIDs with the X's are my laptop's current SID's, everything else I have no idea where it comes from. Even with my laptop's SIDs, I do not have -1004 and -1005 users. The laptop has always been in a Workgroup, not a domain, and no one has connected to its shares with any of those SIDs (e.g. my other computers do not have those SIDs), I do not recall re-installing Windows 7 from scratch (if I did, I did it only once, ever, but I think I used an image of my early system partition, I don't think I started from scratch). So where do all these SIDs come from? C:\ drive is fine, but D:\ drive is a mystery.

 

Thank you.



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#2 XboxUnity

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Posted 17 February 2018 - 01:36 AM

Hello!

 

I noticed the same with my computer.

 

I read a few pages and it seems that it is nothing to worry about.

You might want to check this too, though.

 

http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2641555/recycle-bin-weird-files-disk-management-program-windows-explorer.html

 

Hope this helps!

-Chris






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