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    Strange Agent DLLs

    I just did a virus scan on my Win 98SE & it innoculated a number of DLL files. However, they were all in Temporary Internet Files:
    <table border=1><td valign=top>C:WINDOWSLocal Settings Temporary Internet Files Content.IE56F47UDEZagent[1].dll</td><td valign=top>3/27/04 10:08 AM</td><td valign=top>C:WINDOWSLocal Settings Temporary Internet Files Content.IE56F47UDEZagent[2].dll</td><td valign=top>3/27/04 10:25 AM</td><td valign=top>C:WINDOWSLocal Settings Temporary Internet Files Content.IE56F47UDEZagent[3].dll</td><td valign=top>3/27/04 10:37 AM</td><td valign=top>C:WINDOWSLocal Settings Temporary Internet Files Content.IE5I1KLDJF7agent[1].dll</td><td valign=top>3/27/04 10:08 AM</td><td valign=top>C:WINDOWSLocal Settings Temporary Internet Files Content.IE5I1KLDJF7agent[2].dll</td><td valign=top>3/27/04 10:09 AM</td><td valign=top>C:WINDOWSLocal Settings Temporary Internet Files Content.IE5I1KLDJF7agent[4].dll</td><td valign=top>3/27/04 10:26 AM</td><td valign=top>C:WINDOWSLocal Settings Temporary Internet Files Content.IE5I1KLDJF7agent[5].dll</td><td valign=top>3/27/04 10:24 AM</td><td valign=top>C:WINDOWSLocal Settings Temporary Internet Files Content.IE5UT0AH9QLagent[1].dll</td><td valign=top>3/27/04 10:24 AM</td><td valign=top>C:WINDOWSLocal Settings Temporary Internet Files Content.IE5UT0AH9QLagent[2].dll</td><td valign=top>3/27/04 10:38 AM</td><td valign=top>C:WINDOWSLocal Settings Temporary Internet Files Content.IE5WXY70123agent[1].dll</td><td valign=top>3/27/04 10:36 AM</td><td valign=top>C:WINDOWSLocal Settings Temporary Internet Files Content.IE5WXY70123agent[2].dll</td><td valign=top>3/27/04 10:10 AM</td><td valign=top>C:WINDOWSLocal Settings Temporary Internet Files Content.IE5WXY70123agent[3].dll</td><td valign=top>3/27/04 10:24 AM</td></table>

    I thought that it was a strange place for DLL files. I did upgrade WinZip from 8.1 to 9.0 on 3/27 (the modification date of the DLLs), but couldn't find any information about this on their site. Anyone know what these are?
    Thanks in advance,

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    Re: Strange Agent DLLs

    Phil, what do you see if yuo right-click on one of them, select properties, and look at the version information?
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    Re: Strange Agent DLLs

    Sorry, should have mentioned. It gives nothing. The only tab is the general tab like the one below.
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    Re: Strange Agent DLLs

    Yuck, I hate things like this because it usually does not portend to anything good. Like you, I think that TIF is a strange place for them to reside. No other problems cropped up with this, I hope?
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    Re: Strange Agent DLLs

    No, no problems...yet. <img src=/S/grin.gif border=0 alt=grin width=15 height=15> I think I'll clean the TIF, reboot, & see if winzip still works. I have a utility to check for orphan dlls, so maybe I should run that first (I just don't know how to interpret the results, so I've never deleted an orphaned DLL yet). <img src=/S/smile.gif border=0 alt=smile width=15 height=15>
    Thanks again,

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    Re: Strange Agent DLLs

    I wonder if it has something to do with the WinZip plug-in for IE? I think your course of action is probably a good bet - delete those suckers and see if WinZip still works.
    -Mark

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    Re: Strange Agent DLLs

    Well, I'll be. They disappeared. All I did was close all open programs by using EndItAll & then I ran the Orphan Finder, which didn't show anything. So I searched again & they were gone! When I tried to restart Avant Browser, it crashed. So I rebooted & everything works, including WinZip. <img src=/S/shrug.gif border=0 alt=shrug width=39 height=15>
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