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Help!, what is this file


spanishmike
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Hi,

Have just noticed (!) a file on the root called @date@, 69 Gb, created a year ago with no modifications, any idea what this is ?

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Jock1e

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Have you had a look in My computer to see if you have a partition of that size on it maybe for Back to factory settings or something like that.

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xania

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What is the extension of the file name?

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spanishmike

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Nothing in my computer as far as partition is concerned, the "File" doesn't have an extension, file is a year old and I've had the computer 3 years.

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lotvic

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69 Gb are you sure it's that big? 69 Gigabytes ?

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wee eddie

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Does you PC display "File Extensions" at the present?

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Jock1e

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Just wondering if the Gb is for Great Britain and it may be a language file or something of that Nature.

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rdave13

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What software do you use for incremental backups or otherwise? What does it show when you right click and select properties?

Give us a clue.

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spanishmike

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Hi,

Having mentioned backup and after some digging I remembered that I had tried Acronis True Image software, having looked to restore a backup from there it shows the date as the same as the creation date of the file and the path c:\@date@, I no longer use this software and use windows backups to an external drive, thank you for your input and apologies for being dense

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xania

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Please tick as resolved

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