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Unknown files in C:\WINDOWS\Temp growing out of control

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Windows Server 2003Microsoft Legacy OS
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I have some Windows Server 2003 machines and one of them has a file in C:\WINDOWS\Temp growing out of control in size.  The file name is '9' (just a number, no extension) and grew to about 9gb in a short amount of time.  There are other files similar on this server and a few of the other servers having names of just numbers and no file extensions (example: 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 40, 60, 61, etc) but all others are OK in size... 0-400kb.  When opened in notepad it just shows cryptic symbols but at the bottom of some I can read copyrights for Microsoft, Monotype, and Verisign.  Can anyone tell me what is making this file and why it shot up in size?  I can't run 'handle' on it because by the time I notice the file is growing the process already let it go.  Thanks in advance.
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