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Offline xte

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big files avast in temp
« on: February 05, 2005, 01:33:32 PM »
Hi I ' have found in directory C\windows\temp\_avast4_  ,five files of great dimension over 500MB , type unp23... unp 33... .Is a normal files ? A VRDB files ? I can erase this files ,I ' have not much space in my HD ???

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Re: big files avast in temp
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2005, 01:38:55 PM »
unp = unpakced
Avast has created those files while scanning your system.
Since they are in the TEMP (hence the name) folder, you can safely remove them.
In fact you can delete ALL files in that folder without doing harm to your system.

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Re: big files avast in temp
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2005, 01:52:08 PM »
These files are created during the scanning of archive content. Normally, these files should be deleted automatically after the archive is scanned.
Do you know what files they might be? I mean, do you have any big archives (packed iso images, for example) on your disk?

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Re: big files avast in temp
« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2005, 01:56:19 PM »
I ' have much avi files 1 of 4,3 GB

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Re: big files avast in temp
« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2005, 02:13:18 PM »
The big files would have to  be inside of an archive (RAR, ZIP, ...)... do you have AVI files packed that way?