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2 hidden desktop.ini files appeared on desktop after Malwarebytes scan

Discussion in 'General Security' started by aSILENTfire, Apr 10, 2012.

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  1. aSILENTfire

    aSILENTfire Thread Starter

    Mar 9, 2012
    I opened them in notepad, one reads:

    [email protected]%SystemRoot%\system32\shell32.dll,-21799

    and the other:

    [email protected]%SystemRoot%\system32\shell32.dll,-21769

    These appeared after a full Malwarebytes scan.
  2. leroys1000

    leroys1000 Banned

    Aug 15, 2007
    The desktop.ini files are backups that windows makes
    when changes are made to the desktop.
    I see them periodically because I have show hidden files
    enabled in folder options.
    I usually just delete them if I am not having problems with the desktop.
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