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[Excel + VB] Excel creates a file without extension...

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Visual Basic ClassicMicrosoft Excel
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Hello, everybody

I have a strange problem, which I didn't find any solution..
I'm currently using COM to export data to Excel from Visual basic 6.0.

This works fine, but "in some cases" (not always) I find another file in the same directory I'm using with the same name but without extension (xls). For instance, if I export to "test.xls", I find a file "test" in the same directory.

This file "test" is a 18k file, that opens the original file (test.xls), if double-clicked.
The file test.xls is created regularly, without any problem...

Any idea on this? Why this file is created? Can I safely delete it?

Any help is greatly appreciated
Thanks in advance,
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