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Files in my trash that I didn't put there.


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I've got an iMac5, Intel Core 2 Duo, 2.16 GHz and lately it's been placing files into my trash that I didn't put there. Here's an example of file names that have appeared:

20101021-1337309.plist
20101021-133820.stats
20101022-102113.json

Almost all the files have these numbers, the suffix changes (xml, log, txt. mfasl, sqlite, dylib). Any ideas why my computer is doing this and how I can stop it?
Sometimes it's placing hundreds at a time.
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suffix sqlite is to do with SQL databases, .mfasl is to do with mozilla firefox etc, DYLIB file extension is an Xcode Dynamic Library file. They are pretty much something to do with a rpogram you may use for web design or app design maybe?

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Files in my trash that I didn't put there.
I've got an iMac5, Intel Core 2 Duo, 2.16 GHz and lately it's been placing files into my trash that I didn't put there. Here's an example of file names that have appeared:

20101021-1337309.plist
20101021-133820.stats
20101022-102113.json

Almost all the files have these numbers, the suffix changes (xml, log, txt. mfasl, sqlite, dylib). Any ideas why my computer is doing this and how I can stop it?
Sometimes it's placing hundreds at a time.
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if this is in the wrong forum will someone please tell me how to erase this thread. I can't seem to find the link. thanks.
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My intention was to delete the other post, but couldn't figure out how. Thank you.
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My intention was to delete the other post, but couldn't figure out how. Thank you.
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