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"Program" file in root

Posted on 2009-05-11
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On one of my Windows 2003 servers there is a file located on the root called "Program". I can delete the file but when i restart it comes back. I have checked the file with several virus scanners and confirmed it is nothing of the sort. This server is running Virtual Iron and in order for it to start i have to manually delete the file. It is getting very annoying.
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by:barryhiggins3
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Hi,

Try using Process Monitor (Procmon) an app provided by microsoft...
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896645.aspx

This will tell you exactly what process is making the file and what is initiating it.

You could go for the messy approach and create a .bat file to launch virtual iron after it firstly deletes the file.
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Found the problem to be the backup folder location link that Virtual Iron was using. For some reason it was not parsing the full path name.
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