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Feb 6, 2014 11:18 AM

index.dat in temporary  IE files denied execute by ... Firefox?

On some workstations running VSE, I'm getting entries about IE's index.dat  being denied execute... by Firefox?     We do run with temp directory execute denied in this environment.


Does anyone know what Firefox is wanting with this index.dat?    Chasing down an Outlook performance problem for one user (on delivery scanning is already disabled) and came upon this entry in the access protection log for VSE and it roughly corresponds to the timing of the Outlook performance problem.   I'm not sure if correlates but we see enough of these in logs that I'm now very ucurious what's goin on here.



2/4/2014    3:57:21 PM    Blocked by Access Protection rule     DOMAIN\regis    C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe    C:\Users\regis\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\index.dat    Common Standard Protection:Prevent common programs from running files from the Temp folder    Action blocked : Execute


Thanks for any insight!

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