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by caktus / April 21, 2004 4:37 AM PDT

I happened accross a notepad file called Trojan.BAK. The contents look like gobble-d-****. Does this sound like something that should be on my computer? I am running Windows ME and NAV/S&D report no problems.

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by Marianna Schmudlach / April 21, 2004 5:14 AM PDT
In reply to: Trojan.BAK

Hi caktus

BAK file

In DOS systems, a file with a.BAK extension, indicating that the file is a backup. Many applications produce BAK files as part of their autosave procedure. Periodically, you may want to search for BAK files and delete old ones.


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by caktus / April 21, 2004 5:58 AM PDT
In reply to: Re:Trojan.BAK

Thanks Marianna. Sorry about the double post, not sure how that happened.

Have a great day.

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Caktus - You're Welcome :)
by Marianna Schmudlach / April 21, 2004 6:09 AM PDT
In reply to: Re:Re:Trojan.BAK

maybe you clicked on "reload" ?? That gives a "dupe" - NO problem Happy
Thanks - have a great day too !

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