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  1.    31 Aug 2016 #11
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10 Home

    I daily clean out temp files, both with CCleaner and manually. At random times my Win10 Home system randomly inserts insane megabytes of Win10 dll's into the folder [C:\Users\<me>\AppData\Local\Temp], and fails to clear them on reboot.

    There is no plausible way that this kind of insane replication of executable code serves any useful purpose, especially given its randomness. So, it's either a very dumb Microsoft caching strategy gone bad, or some kind of outright error, or malware. I'm trying to figure out the pattern for it.

    Does anyone out there already know the specific process that is going insane?
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  2.    31 Aug 2016 #12
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 5,738
    Win 10 Pro (1607)

    You need to find out either by specific analysis (e.g. sysinternals procmon (free) - a more technically demanding route- and identify from its captured log what specifically is creating those files, or by elimination (see my previous post).

    Don't necessarily expect someone to say 'it's this, and this is what you have to do to stop it' - you'll need to do some analysis.

    So there are two possible routes:
    a. analytical using procmon.
    b. by elimination, in the hope of reaching a situation where it doesn't happen and working back.
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