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22,000 oem9999.inf files after inst IE6

By alan.robinson14 ·
Install of IE6. Took 6hrs!. after install noted that 1000 OEMnnnn.INF files were created every minute in C:\Windows\Inf folder.
All the files had 0 byte size. oem1 thru oem22137
What happened.

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by dmiles In reply to 22,000 oem9999.inf files ...

Reads as though you have a virus on your system
Run the Anti-Virus software
Locate all file and delete the files,the file may have migrated so check the C:\Windows director for any folders woth large files and scan them

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22,000 oem9999.inf files after inst IE6

by alan.robinson14 In reply to 22,000 oem9999.inf files ...

Anti virus showed none. Wiped Windows and reloaded

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