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Program.RPT file in root directory?

Program.RPT file in root directory?

(OP)
I had noticed earlier today that there was a new file in my root direction (c:\) called Program.RPT.  The icon suggests it's a file someway associated with ACT! which I had recently installed.  I don't know the way ACT! works, I just needed it installed to grab some data out of a database file to convert & put into Postgres.

Anyways, the next time XP was rebooted, when everything loaded up, I had a message pop up saying that having a filename called Program.RPT in the root directory could cause other programs to not function & suggested to rename it to Program1.RPT.  So curious & a bit worried, I ran a virus scan & came up with nothing.

Anyone know what the deal is with this might be?  I never actively created this file, and I haven't used ACT! in a couple weeks, so I doubt it is that software that created the file.

RE: Program.RPT file in root directory?

If you look at the properties of the file, look for any fields that might give information as to the version of the file, who made it, etc...

When you did your virus scan, did you download the latest definitions first?  Also, check for spywares...  Try spybot if you don't have a spyware scanner.

http://security.kolla.de

Matt J.

RE: Program.RPT file in root directory?

(OP)
Should have opened the file in notepad, looks like the file is a log of a software crash that happened that evening.

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