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Ba4ubx6j files ?

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by franca, Apr 27, 2004.

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  1. franca

    franca Thread Starter

    Aug 26, 2002
    What are Ba4ubx6j files ?

    Do i need them, what purpose do they serve ?

    Have 194 of them sitting in this file.
  2. ~Candy~

    ~Candy~ Retired Administrator

    Jan 27, 2001
    Have you scanned for viruses?
  3. Cookiegal

    Cookiegal Administrator Malware Specialist Coordinator

    Aug 27, 2003
    Please download and run the following programs.


    Go here: http://www.lavasoftusa.com/support/download/
    and download Ad-Aware 6 Build 181

    Install the program and launch it.

    First in the main window look in the bottom right-hand corner and click on Check for updates now and download the latest reference files.

    Make sure the following settings are made and on -------ON=GREEN

    From main window: Click Start then Activate in-depth scan (recommended)

    Click Use custom scanning options then click Customize and have these options selected: Under Drives and Folders put a check by Scan within archives and below that under Memory and Registry put a check by all the options there.

    Now click on the Tweak button in that same window. Under Scanning engine select Unload recognized processes during scanning and under Cleaning Engine select Let windows remove files in use at next reboot

    Click proceed to save your settings.

    Now to scan just click the Next button.

    When the scan is finished mark everything for removal and get rid of it. (Right click the window and choose select all from the drop down menu and click Next)

    Restart your computer

    Download and run: SPYBOT SEARCH & DESTROY, here:


    Open Spybot Search & Destroy (Click Start, Programs, Spybot S&D (Advanced Mode). Click online, Search for updates, Download all available updates. Close all Browser windows, Click ''Check for Problems'', Put a check in every entry Spybot Search & Destroy flags with a red exclamation mark and click ''Fix Selected Problems'' , Then restart your computer.

    Download both of these for added protection: SPYWAREBLASTER & SPYWAREGUARD, here:


    Once you've done all that, download HIJACK THIS, scan and post the saved log here for an expert to take a look at as I’m not qualified to analyze the log.

    Please do this. Click here: http://www.sherrylynn.us/HijackThis.exe to download Hijack This. Save it to it’s own folder (not temporary files or the desktop).

    Close all open windows and open HIJACK THIS. Click “Scan”. When the scan is finished (it only takes a second), the scan button will change to “Save Log”. Click on “Save Log” and save it to NotePad. Copy the entire log and paste it here.

    DO NOT FIX ANYTHING YET, most items that appear in the log are harmless or even needed. Wait for someone to analyze the scan and advise.

  4. franca

    franca Thread Starter

    Aug 26, 2002
    I use all of the above daily, have done for a while.

    I also run AVG & Housecall weekly.

    All are updated.

    They don't seem to be anything bad they are just bit's & pieces of regular files.

    C:\WINDOWS\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\BA4UBX6J
  5. jaye944


    Mar 3, 2004
    they are internet files,
    the ba4... is a temporary folder which IE uses, if you look in there it has .gifs, .jpgs & .htm amongst others.

    they allow faster browsing, they do take up space, so the best compromise is to go to internet options (in control panal) select "temporary internet files" , settings and set to automatic, you also have a tile bar where you can set how much space to allocate as a %

    increase or decrease as you wish
  6. franca

    franca Thread Starter

    Aug 26, 2002
    Thanks jaye944

    Check settings as you said. AOK.

    Now i know what they are i'm happy.

    Thanks to all who replied.

    cu Frank.
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