help me understand the reason of these folders? (sandboxie)

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help me understand the reason of these folders? (sandboxie)

#1 Post by giulia » Mon Feb 10, 2014 8:29 am

Hi
i bought a software and i'm tring to create it portable

i run it in a sandboxie

and i found the program create only these folders
C\Windows\system32\CatRoot2\
with this files

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edb.log, 65.536 bytes
edb.chk, 8.192 bytes
these folders
C\Windows\system32\CatRoot2\{127D0A1D-4EF2-11D1-8608-00C04FC295EE}

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catdb, 1.056.768 bytes
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C\Windows\system32\CatRoot2\{F750E6C3-38EE-11D1-85E5-00C04FC295EE}

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catdb, 26.746.880 bytes
may i ask you?
is the w7 that creates such folders and files?
or is the program?
thanks

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Re: can you help me understand the reason of these folders?

#2 Post by guinness » Mon Feb 10, 2014 8:42 am

It's Windows.

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#3 Post by giulia » Mon Feb 10, 2014 8:47 am

guinness wrote:It's Windows.
thanks Guinnes
may i know what's is related to these folders/files?

i mean some info about them?

thanks

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#4 Post by guinness » Mon Feb 10, 2014 8:56 am

Just google to find out.

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#5 Post by giulia » Mon Feb 10, 2014 9:05 am

guinness wrote:Just google to find out.
hi
yes i did it before asking
but i got only antivirus about malware ,virus pages

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Re: can you help me understand the reason of these folders?

#6 Post by SYSTEM » Mon Feb 10, 2014 10:48 am

I recall that CCleaner with winapp2.ini removes edb.log. In other words, edb.log is useless.
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Re: can you help me understand the reason of these folders?

#7 Post by joby_toss » Mon Feb 10, 2014 3:39 pm

http://forums.comodo.com wrote:Its A Folder Which Stores The Signatures Of Windows Update Package And Allows It To Be Installed. The File %windir%\System32\catroot2\edb.log will be updated by the cryptographic services. So Inorder To Delete The Folder The Cryptographic Services Has To Be Stopped First. All The Updates Are Stored Under The Folder %windir%\SoftwareDistribution And Its managed By The Automatic Updates Service.
...first link found by google... and further down: How to Get Rid of a Catroot2.

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#8 Post by giulia » Tue Feb 11, 2014 7:05 am

joby_toss wrote:
http://forums.comodo.com wrote:Its A Folder Which Stores The Signatures Of Windows Update Package And Allows It To Be Installed. The File %windir%\System32\catroot2\edb.log will be updated by the cryptographic services. So Inorder To Delete The Folder The Cryptographic Services Has To Be Stopped First. All The Updates Are Stored Under The Folder %windir%\SoftwareDistribution And Its managed By The Automatic Updates Service.
...first link found by google... and further down: How to Get Rid of a Catroot2.
guinness wrote:Just google to find out.
thanks mates
but i find out that many software doesn't write in these folders

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