Unknown folder in windows.

  hiwatt 15:42 25 Jun 2008
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Hi folks,I have a folder in the windows folder called "oqzu".Inside it there are 2 files one called oqzu.DAT and wu file.I think they look a bit dubious but wanted to know if anyone knew what they were before deleting them.I cant find anything that they might be related to.Anyone any clues please?Thanks.

  Seth Haniel 15:43 25 Jun 2008

and search pc for any programs installed at same time / date

  crosstrainer 15:49 25 Jun 2008

Looks like a remnant of a WIndows Update file...Try running Windows update.

  hiwatt 15:51 25 Jun 2008

I looked at the date created seth.It was way back in january 2006.This was the only folder created that day.Other than that it was just some mp3's I downloaded.I'm wondering if this could be the remains of an old virus or something.

  hiwatt 15:52 25 Jun 2008

I ran windows update.No updates availiable.What makes you think it's windows related?Thanks.

  crosstrainer 15:54 25 Jun 2008

wu file (windows update)

Create a current restore point.

Delete the fokder in question and re-boot. If you get error messages post back.

  hiwatt 16:20 25 Jun 2008

I've deleted the folder and rebooted and all seems fine.I'll keep it in the recycle bin for a few days just incase.

  crosstrainer 16:29 25 Jun 2008

Run ccleaner fi you have it, if not download a copy from:

click here

Upper right of screen, "latest version"

  hiwatt 16:57 25 Jun 2008

I've got ccleaner thanks crosstrainer.

  hiwatt 17:00 25 Jun 2008

I'm just wondering.Does anyone else have this folder?Thanks.

  crosstrainer 17:01 25 Jun 2008

What Operating system?

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