SQL Server Profiler trace data files?

Just need an explanation really....

There are 5 .trc log files in the default location of our SQL Server 2008 production server. They're all dated for the current date (today). SQL Server Profiler logs right?

     * Why are they there?

I don't recall running SQL Profiler on the production server... if I did... it was weeks ago.

Thanks in advance!
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dave_tillerConnect With a Mentor Commented:
No harm.  Just disable the default traces.  You may want to delete the physical .trc files after you do that.
They are default traces.  They are installed by default and keep track of generic information about the instance for troubleshooting purposes.  More information about default traces can be found at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms175513.aspx.
rocketTendonAuthor Commented:
Is there any harm/loss of logging if I put an end to the traces?
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