EbuDllTmpDir folder with a BiosUpdate.bio file


  1. Posts : 215
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64 bits
       #1

    EbuDllTmpDir folder with a BiosUpdate.bio file


    A couple of months ago I hired a guy to fix some issues in my old PC, and one of the things he did was to update the BIOS.

    Now I have this EbuDllTmpDir folder with BiosUpdate.bio file on the C: drive. Its size is 3.760 KB and it's the only .bio file and the only file with ebu in its name I found on the system using Windows 10's search.

    I searched over the Web prior to posting here but couldn't find much. I tried "Ebu dll" and the closer I got was to ebueula.dll.

    I wonder if I can delete that folder without causing any harm. Seeing that Tmp part in the file's name made me think it could be something temporary that should be deleted after the procedures that created it, but I'm not sure.

    Any ideas? TIA.

    Windows 10 Pro 20H2 19042.867
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  2. Posts : 512
    Windows 10
       #2

    Here are the first steps, more steps may be needed, after I see the result of these logs.

    Step 1: Run AdwCleaner
    Download AdwCleaner 8.1.0
    Download AdwCleaner
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    Close all open programs and internet browsers.
    Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.
    Click Scan Now
    Click on Quarantine for all it finds.
    Reboot.
    Please Copy & Paste the contents of that logfile with your next reply.
    https://i.imgur.com/qERgl4y.gif

    Step 2: Run Malwarebytes Anti-Malware ( MBAM ) Use Threat Scan. Make sure Rootkit scan is on.
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    Forum
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    FAQ - Malwarebytes won't run or failed to resolve my issues
    https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topi...lve-my-issues/
    Scanning, you will get something like this.
    https://i.imgur.com/4NZ5Qw0.gif
    https://i.imgur.com/rRfr1oD.gif
    https://i.imgur.com/tShE6tQ.gif
    https://i.imgur.com/iJZHDC0.gif
    After a restart ( if required ) Copy & Paste the contents of the scan into your reply.
    If too large, upload to a site of your choosing.
    Follow these directions, until you get to Export.
    https://support.malwarebytes.com/hc/...s/360038479194

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  3. Posts : 1,169
    win10 home
       #3

    Before deleting anything,backup to another drive,Macrium Reflect is a good programme.
    Disconnect all drives except that which has the file to delete,then delete the appropriate file.
    If you encounter any problems after the deletion,you can restore from the backup.
    Whenever you have doubts,backup first.
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  4. Posts : 18,201
    Win 10 Home 10.0.19045.1806 (x64) [22H2]
       #4

    @Paultx


    I can think of two things those files can be...

    1. Most motherboards will let you update the BIOS from within Windows. Those could be the leftover files.
    2. Some motherboards let you save your BIOS settings to file on one of your drives. Again, those could be that.


    It's probably safe to delete, but back it up first.
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