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This sounds crazy but here goes.

I have a multi threaded project that I work in through a project group.

I open my project group by double clicking Group1.vbg.

Ran my app. I created a new class module. I named the module and saved it. After saving it popped up another window asking me to save group1.vbg. I hit NO and closed down the app (totally confused as to why it would do that). I looked in my app folder (which contatins all of my apps source files) and Group1.vbg no longer exists.

How do you spose this could have happened? Even if I wanted to physically delete the thing while the app was open I wouldn't be able to. I have the latest PC Cillin patch and thus don't believe it is a virus.
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Just a suggestion, try disabling Scripting in Windows, and do the same, and that if you get this problem. As I have come across, that scripting cause some virus(?) to act upon applications.

To disable, you could remove Windows Scription Host in Control Panel - Add/Remove Programs - Windows Setup - Accessories - Windows Scription Host.

WARNING: Before doing this, make sure that you can again add the Windows Scripting Host, say with the O/S (Win'98 or whatever), CD or the Internet Explorer installation.

Also, hope, you do have the latest SERVICE PACK for VB, i.e. SP5. If not, you can get it from MS site.

Cheers.
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Also, FYI, Windows Scripting Host is needed for VB, if you use FSO.

Hope it helps.
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I've (very occasionally) had problems like this before with the SourceSafe add-in..?

And, of course, running in MTS or with subclassed forms.
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Hi billy21,

Thanks. Did it solve your problem?

Out of curiosity, could I know, if it was accidental or the originally itself, this q. points was 0?

Cheers.
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