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Old 01-19-2004, 01:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Anyone seen these? I've noticed them the past couple of days. There were just a few so I deleted them. Scanned them first and it didn't detect any virus. When I checked out the property box it showed them as having no size. Haven't got a clue. Here is a .gif snapshot I made of one.
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Old 01-19-2004, 03:55 PM   #2 (permalink)
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do you have any anti-spyware on your computer ? like spybot or ad-aware.if not, you should.

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Old 01-19-2004, 05:39 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yeah, I'm running Zone Alarm Pro, Spybot, and the virus scanner from V com. I recently checked for updates for the v scanner and spybot. Hmmm. I've just never seen those before.
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Old 01-19-2004, 07:33 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Just "Open With..." notepad.
See if it gives you a clue.
It apparently just doesnt have an extension which is the main reason. And the symbol name just to throw you off.
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Old 01-19-2004, 08:30 PM   #5 (permalink)
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ok, did that, Opened with Notepad and it was just blank. the one displayed is the only one I didn't delete yet. I guess I'll just delete it as nothing abnormal has been happening to my system (yet).

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