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Anonymous
April 12, 2005 4:05:06 PM

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Last night I notice 2 files remaining after deleting my temp files. When I
try to delete them, a warning box appears saying that another person or
program is using these files. Task manager says no other program is running
and I do not see any suspicious processes running. The files are
"~DFA721.tmp" and "~DFD4C5.tmp". I have run VirusScan, Spybot S&D,
AdawareSE, CWShredder, Microsoft Antispyware (it is also running in the
background), and SpyBlaster is up to date. The only recent changes I have
made was to schedule a daily backup via NTBACKUP and a daily rename &
compression of the backup files via a batch file with Task Scheduler. Does
task scheduler leave .tmp files in place?

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April 12, 2005 4:05:07 PM

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If you've opened a session of Internet Explorer at all while you were logged
on then it may 'hang up' some files in the Temp folder. Try logging off and
back on, then immediately deleting the files before doing anything else, so
they don't get 'hung'.

Hope that helps,
Justin

"Michael Seidner" wrote:

> Last night I notice 2 files remaining after deleting my temp files. When I
> try to delete them, a warning box appears saying that another person or
> program is using these files. Task manager says no other program is running
> and I do not see any suspicious processes running. The files are
> "~DFA721.tmp" and "~DFD4C5.tmp". I have run VirusScan, Spybot S&D,
> AdawareSE, CWShredder, Microsoft Antispyware (it is also running in the
> background), and SpyBlaster is up to date. The only recent changes I have
> made was to schedule a daily backup via NTBACKUP and a daily rename &
> compression of the backup files via a batch file with Task Scheduler. Does
> task scheduler leave .tmp files in place?
>
>
>
Anonymous
April 12, 2005 6:55:35 PM

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Still no luck.

"Michael Seidner" <seidnerm@classicnet.net> wrote in message
news:o e9pNH4PFHA.648@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
> Last night I notice 2 files remaining after deleting my temp files. When
> I try to delete them, a warning box appears saying that another person or
> program is using these files. Task manager says no other program is
> running and I do not see any suspicious processes running. The files are
> "~DFA721.tmp" and "~DFD4C5.tmp". I have run VirusScan, Spybot S&D,
> AdawareSE, CWShredder, Microsoft Antispyware (it is also running in the
> background), and SpyBlaster is up to date. The only recent changes I have
> made was to schedule a daily backup via NTBACKUP and a daily rename &
> compression of the backup files via a batch file with Task Scheduler.
> Does task scheduler leave .tmp files in place?
>
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Anonymous
April 12, 2005 8:10:57 PM

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Michael Seidner wrote:
> Last night I notice 2 files remaining after deleting my temp files. When I
> try to delete them, a warning box appears saying that another person or
> program is using these files. Task manager says no other program is running
> and I do not see any suspicious processes running. The files are
> "~DFA721.tmp" and "~DFD4C5.tmp". I have run VirusScan, Spybot S&D,
> AdawareSE, CWShredder, Microsoft Antispyware (it is also running in the
> background), and SpyBlaster is up to date. The only recent changes I have
> made was to schedule a daily backup via NTBACKUP and a daily rename &
> compression of the backup files via a batch file with Task Scheduler. Does
> task scheduler leave .tmp files in place?

I think that you'll find that if you reboot, these files will become
deletable, but another file of a similar name may appear which again
can't be deleted.
Anonymous
April 12, 2005 8:10:58 PM

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Yes, that's exactly what's happening, along with a file called jusched.log.
The only event listed in task scheduler is McAfee updater.

"C A Upsdell" <""cupsdellXXX\"@-@-@XXXupsdell.com"> wrote in message
news:ujsQlv5PFHA.4024@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
> Michael Seidner wrote:
>> Last night I notice 2 files remaining after deleting my temp files. When
>> I try to delete them, a warning box appears saying that another person or
>> program is using these files. Task manager says no other program is
>> running and I do not see any suspicious processes running. The files are
>> "~DFA721.tmp" and "~DFD4C5.tmp". I have run VirusScan, Spybot S&D,
>> AdawareSE, CWShredder, Microsoft Antispyware (it is also running in the
>> background), and SpyBlaster is up to date. The only recent changes I
>> have made was to schedule a daily backup via NTBACKUP and a daily rename
>> & compression of the backup files via a batch file with Task Scheduler.
>> Does task scheduler leave .tmp files in place?
>
> I think that you'll find that if you reboot, these files will become
> deletable, but another file of a similar name may appear which again can't
> be deleted.
Anonymous
April 12, 2005 8:10:58 PM

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I just learned that "jusched.log" appears courtesy of Sun's Java
applications. I had recently installed the newest Java version. I still
don't know if the other strangely named files are related to this or not.

"C A Upsdell" <""cupsdellXXX\"@-@-@XXXupsdell.com"> wrote in message
news:ujsQlv5PFHA.4024@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
> Michael Seidner wrote:
>> Last night I notice 2 files remaining after deleting my temp files. When
>> I try to delete them, a warning box appears saying that another person or
>> program is using these files. Task manager says no other program is
>> running and I do not see any suspicious processes running. The files are
>> "~DFA721.tmp" and "~DFD4C5.tmp". I have run VirusScan, Spybot S&D,
>> AdawareSE, CWShredder, Microsoft Antispyware (it is also running in the
>> background), and SpyBlaster is up to date. The only recent changes I
>> have made was to schedule a daily backup via NTBACKUP and a daily rename
>> & compression of the backup files via a batch file with Task Scheduler.
>> Does task scheduler leave .tmp files in place?
>
> I think that you'll find that if you reboot, these files will become
> deletable, but another file of a similar name may appear which again can't
> be deleted.
Anonymous
April 12, 2005 8:10:58 PM

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I received a message from another forum that said that my strange tmp files
were Microsoft Antispyware DF files. Any heard of these?

"C A Upsdell" <""cupsdellXXX\"@-@-@XXXupsdell.com"> wrote in message
news:ujsQlv5PFHA.4024@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
> Michael Seidner wrote:
>> Last night I notice 2 files remaining after deleting my temp files. When
>> I try to delete them, a warning box appears saying that another person or
>> program is using these files. Task manager says no other program is
>> running and I do not see any suspicious processes running. The files are
>> "~DFA721.tmp" and "~DFD4C5.tmp". I have run VirusScan, Spybot S&D,
>> AdawareSE, CWShredder, Microsoft Antispyware (it is also running in the
>> background), and SpyBlaster is up to date. The only recent changes I
>> have made was to schedule a daily backup via NTBACKUP and a daily rename
>> & compression of the backup files via a batch file with Task Scheduler.
>> Does task scheduler leave .tmp files in place?
>
> I think that you'll find that if you reboot, these files will become
> deletable, but another file of a similar name may appear which again can't
> be deleted.
April 12, 2005 9:16:50 PM

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Noticed the same thing consistently after installing MS Antispyware. After
uninstalling MSAS, they stopped appearing in the Temp folder.
"Michael Seidner" <seidnerm@classicnet.net> wrote in message
news:u9VV4N6PFHA.2824@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
>I received a message from another forum that said that my strange tmp files
>were Microsoft Antispyware DF files. Any heard of these?
>
> "C A Upsdell" <""cupsdellXXX\"@-@-@XXXupsdell.com"> wrote in message
> news:ujsQlv5PFHA.4024@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
>> Michael Seidner wrote:
>>> Last night I notice 2 files remaining after deleting my temp files.
>>> When I try to delete them, a warning box appears saying that another
>>> person or program is using these files. Task manager says no other
>>> program is running and I do not see any suspicious processes running.
>>> The files are "~DFA721.tmp" and "~DFD4C5.tmp". I have run VirusScan,
>>> Spybot S&D, AdawareSE, CWShredder, Microsoft Antispyware (it is also
>>> running in the background), and SpyBlaster is up to date. The only
>>> recent changes I have made was to schedule a daily backup via NTBACKUP
>>> and a daily rename & compression of the backup files via a batch file
>>> with Task Scheduler. Does task scheduler leave .tmp files in place?
>>
>> I think that you'll find that if you reboot, these files will become
>> deletable, but another file of a similar name may appear which again
>> can't be deleted.
>
>
Anonymous
April 12, 2005 11:02:46 PM

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Michael Seidner wrote:
> I received a message from another forum that said that my strange tmp files
> were Microsoft Antispyware DF files. Any heard of these?

I don't have that software. I had the type of temp files you observed,
but when I updated to XP SP2 I found that such files no longer appeared:
but then I observed temp files with a different type of filename which
likewise cannot be deleted. I would not worry about it.
!