Unidentifies files presumably from Avast/ZoneAlarm

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by yogishree, Aug 2, 2007.

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  1. yogishree

    yogishree Registered Member

    Jan 15, 2005
    Recently I reformatted my computer and installed WIN XP PROF(SP-2) with a separate partition of 1GB for temporary files . Have deleted the TEMP & TMP folders , through system variables , on the C drive and created these on the partition for temporary files.

    I also have Avast AV Home Edition (Ver 4.7.1001) installed alongwith Zone Alarm (Ver 7.0.362.000).

    To my utter surprise I found a couple of days ago that my CCleaner is not cleaning the temporary folders and on checking up I find the following in these folders :
    1. TMP - (a) Folder : _avast4_ with no files
    (b) Folder ~nsu.tmp containing 1 file viz. Au.exe
    (c) Folder plugtmp with no files
    (d) several files with names like ZLT000f9.TMP

    2. TEMP - (a) Folder : _avast4_ with 1 file viz. Webshlock.txt
    (b) 1 file viz. _avast4_
    (c) several files with names like Perflib_Perfdata_1d8.dat

    On trying to clean these folders I met with BSOD-BAD POOL HEADER etc.

    I would like a confirmation if these files are normal and associated with avast and information as to whether they can be moved to wherever they are normally supposed to reside.

    Thanks in advance.
    o_O o_O
  2. RejZoR

    RejZoR Registered Member

    May 31, 2004
    Leave the _avast_ folder alone. It's an avast! working folder.
    Perflib files are not from avast! but they are from Windows itself.
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