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~ File URL.db36828 ? ~
« on: July 01, 2017, 11:31:55 AM »
I have two same files URL.db36828 in USER & Program Data sub folders.

Can I delete one of the copies ? Seems it is wasting 1.6 G of Space.

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Re: ~ File URL.db36828 ? ~
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2017, 01:28:32 AM »
If you delete them they will be recreated.  Used by avast to monitor urls used to download files.
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« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2017, 06:24:56 PM »
Just tried to delete them - I was asked for the admin password, but could not delete ??

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Re: ~ File URL.db36828 ? ~
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2017, 06:55:16 PM »
I have two same files URL.db36828 in USER & Program Data sub folders.

Can I delete one of the copies ? Seems it is wasting 1.6 G of Space.


What avast program are you using (Avast Free Antivirus / Pro Antivirus / Internet Security/ Premier) and what version ?

What is the full location ?
I can only find URL.db in C:\ProgramData\AVAST Software\Avast and that is only 21MB.
Windows 10 Home 64bit/ Acer Aspire F15/ Intel Core i5 7200U 2.5GHz, 8GB DDR4 memory, 256GB SSD, 1TB HDD/ avast! free 22.10.6038 (build 22.10.7633.734) UI 1.0.733/ Firefox, uBlock Origin, uMatrix/ MailWasher Pro/ Avast! Mobile Security