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.cpy extension, anyone know what it is

By Bruno Fonseca ·
ok, got a Sony Vaio laptop with windows ME on it and I received an error after a download that said caution hardrive almost full etcc.... Now that is the story I got from my executive. I tried to run antivirus on it and it says there is not enough space on the disk. I tried un-installing microsoft office and a couple of other programs to make room but they all came back with errors and could not be uninstalled. Now I started it with a norton 2003 antivirus disk in it booted from the cd and is currently running a scan. I see that it found massive amounts of files in c:\_restore\temp folder and they all end with .cpy extension. Now I can bet for sure that this guy has a virus in it, I just dont want to wipe the drive and start fresh, but it looks like I will have to do that. I was wondering if anyone ever saw this and can I delete it this folder because it looks like it would free up alot of space.

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by saihib In reply to .cpy extension, anyone kn ...

All I could find on .cpy is a Copy Books data file. I still don't know what that is. What did you download? Anything in a temp folder can safely be deleted.

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by dmiles In reply to .cpy extension, anyone kn ...

Read the following,this may explain why they are in Temp folder also

DIGITAL MICROFORM SCANNNER

How to Open the Image
at Another Computer

To open the image file on a personal computer, the PC will have to have a viewer associated with the format you selected the image to be saved or e-mailed as.


Otherwise, the TIFF (Group 4 2D) format offers the highest file compression. The software on the scanner, eCopy Desktop, also offers its own proprietary format called CPY.


Uponchoosing the eCopy CPY extension to e-mail the image, there will be a message telling you about eCopy Viewer. A free copy of eCopy Viewer can be downloaded at: http://www.ecopy.com/products/ecopy_viewer.cfm. A free 45-day trial copy of eCopy Desktopis available for downloading at: http://www.ecopy.com/products/ecopy_viewer.cfm. eCopy Desktop will allow you to turn the Markups on and off and make additional changes, while the Viewer only lets one look at the images and print them.

If you have chosen PDF as the file format, Adobe Acrobat or eCopy Viewer can be used to open the image. A free copy of Adobe Acrobat is available at: http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep.html.

You may then read the information on the image, print it, or send it on to someone

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by Ann777 In reply to .cpy extension, anyone kn ...

http://www.greenspun.com/bboard/q-and-a-fetch-msg.tcl?msg_id=008S8U

Delete any embedded spaces from the above link when you paste it into your browser.

The last answer at the above link is correct. the "_restore" folders are created by System Restore, and yes, it will take up considerable hdd space.

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