files disappearing

Ok; so Win2008 R2... client stated 'files' are missing from shared drive. Went to Root of Share Drive; folders are 'ok' files are missing. reviewed backups/previous versions and found that over weekend/end of last week is when issue came about. Setup auditing at folder/file level; went on about my work. Hour or so later; go back and files gone again.
What could be the issue? No system errors; events out of the ordinary (unless I'm missing a specific type of event by looking thru so many)...
Spt_UsAsked:
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nobusCommented:
there are only 2 possibilities imo :
-someone deletes them
-a software is deleting them

does this happen also in other folders or shared drives?
Spt_UsAuthor Commented:
No just the files.
nobusCommented:
the n i would create a new folder - for even temlporary bypass the problem
this gives you time to look further into the problem
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Spt_UsAuthor Commented:
Will do! thanks; how can I tell if it's software? I put auditting on the folders, but I'm not 100% confident of that either
nobusCommented:
if it's software it is unlikely to look for other locations, unless the files always have the same name?
you can change the name also?

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Spt_UsAuthor Commented:
Sorry it's been awhile; it seems to have 'stopped'.  User was utilizing a software package that was deleting all files in folder to make 'room'
nobusCommented:
tx for feedback
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