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What is a BUP-file?


I use a Dell Laptop Vostro and I'm a paid-user of the McAfee Security Center.

A folder in C: ...\ProgramData\McAfee\VirusScan\Quarantine\... is about 5 Gigabyte big.

Why is it so big?

Therein are about 400 files with a BUP-extension. Whatfor is a bup-file?

May I delete them to save place in the harddisk?

Thank you.

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Re: What is a BUP-file?

BUP, per a Google Search to verify, signifies BackUP files, usually things like movies or music etc.   It's OK to delete from the quarantine folder.

If you feel that perhaps it is a wrong detection read here:

Message was edited by: Ex_Brit on 16/11/12 9:44:12 EST AM
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