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18-Jul-2008, 09:18 AM #1
Are these files needed?
Are the files in here:

c:\Documents and Settings\Michael\Application Data\Microsoft\CryptnetUrlCache\Content\

and here:

c:\Documents and Settings\Michael\Application Data\Microsoft\CryptnetUrlCache\MetaData\

needed?
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18-Jul-2008, 09:57 AM #2
It's mainly to do with Windows certificates - particularly with XP sp2

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/887196

Best to keep.
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18-Jul-2008, 10:24 AM #3
I don't understand that article. Can you please explain it to me?
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18-Jul-2008, 03:03 PM #4
Sorry - I've just re-read MS's post and it's a load of pants - sorry! Bottom line is.....I wouldn't delete the files until I knew they are malicious. They are connected to the software certification process that Microsoft uses to verify drivers and software that you download from the web. As they stand, the files contained within are of use ,,,,unless you have other malware issues that you are aware of.....?
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18-Jul-2008, 03:04 PM #5
No.

Thanks for the info.
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