yesterday about 12:40, my father says that it cannot receive/read e-mail through outlook due a disk full error in a Windows XP Pro
I went to my computer and the free space at C: was 110Kb.
I moved the pst files for my father outlook that totalizes ~20Gb to drive E:.
At night after come from work I decided to defragment the drive C: to consolidate free space. Come to my surprise and the drive has only 200kb free. How this is possible if I moved the files and the source files gone from C:\documents and settings\user\Local Settings\application Data\microsoft\Outlook.
Then I moved my mother e-mails that frees up another 20Gb. I keep pc turned on at night defragmenting the disk.
Today before leaving home at morning I had the 20.1Gb free. At 13h I come to pc and have 400kb free.
Now I decided to search for files modified between March 29 and today March 30 and found 4 or 5 files in c:\windows\temp with name nasvdt-000000xx.eml where xx is a 2 digit number.
nasvdt-00000012.eml with about 21Gb created at March 30 at 12:00
nasvdt-00000022.eml with about 159Gb
nasvdt-00000027.eml with about 0Kb created at March 29 at 11:59
nasvdt-00000028.eml with about 0kb created at March 29 at 11:59
nasvdt-00000032.eml with about 24Gb created at March 29 at 13:54 after I have moved the pst files to drive E: and going to work
It appears to be a outlook express file. I don't have configgured the outlook express and to prove this I open it and says to configure e-mail account.
Now I have deleted the 159Gb for obvious reason.
My fathers using only microsoft outlook 2007
Today afrer lunch I have removed the Microsoft search 4.0 to avoid slowdown and to see if was it that occupies all space. I didnt knew these files. Only now I made the search and find it using windows search.
What is this?
More strange is that the file opens the outlook express and display an e-mail with a foto with 300kb. whre is the rest of space? It has windows XP SP3 that has the update for jpeg files that appeared in WU before Windows xp sp1.