Folder automatically created when a usb drive is inserted into windows 7 pro

I have a user that is using Microsoft Windows 7 pro, and every time a usb storage drive of any type i.e. ( thumbdrive, external hard drive ect.)  a file is created on it called wk-images and inside that file is a folder with the users name and desktop.

I can not find any program running that would cause this or what is causing this.

Any suggestions would be great !

Thank you
Randy MadejAsked:
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hmmmm... looks like my earlier post didn't make it...   : /

The only other thing I can think of, is to delete the folders, and then plug a usb in.
Go to Event Viewer and see if anything is in the Apps log or the System log, about that time.
MacroShadowConnect With a Mentor Commented:
I have no idea what it is, but this tip may help you figure it out. Download and install Unlocker, right-click the wk-images file/folder, select Unlocker from the context menu. It should tell you which program is using the folder, which will be safe to assume that it was the one that created it in the first place.
stevepoConnect With a Mentor Commented:
In addition to MacroShadow's suggestion have you recently scanned for viruses and malware?  It would be beneficial to scan with more than one malware and more than one antivirus application just to rule that out as a possible issue.  It may also be worthwhile to reset the user's AutoPlay settings via the Control Panel within Windows and see if that helps to resolve.
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Randy MadejAuthor Commented:
Ulocker just showed that the process was explorer.exe and the proces id didn't show up in the running processes. The computer was scanned with Symantec Corporate, Combofix, and Malwarebytes and cam up clean on all three. So far the Autoplay seems to be working, I will let you know in a little while if it worked.

Thank you
Randy MadejAuthor Commented:
Changing the Autoplay settings did not work !
dbruntonConnect With a Mentor Commented:
a file is created on it called wk-images and inside that file is a folder with the users name and desktop

You've not quite got your description right.  You can't have a folder inside a file.  Can you explain what you mean.

I suspect that you have a graphics application or a camera application that is doing this on the computer.  See if there is one of those applications on the computer.  Also open up Windows Explorer and right-click on a file or folder and see what Shell Extensions have been added to Explorer.  One of those might belong to this application.
Randy MadejAuthor Commented:
So far coming up with nothing file explorer tell me nothing either!
Post a screenshot of the created folder.

Use the PrintScreen button to do the screenshot and then paste it into Paint or another graphics application.  Save and post it here.
Thank you much.   : )
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