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loads of "etilqs_xxx" files are written to Windows\temp file and never deleted, filling up "C" drive, help

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As stated in question. After using McAfee thrash feature most files disappear, but a few pop right back. My C drive filled up. I finally found where and what was taking up space. It happens continuously and are not deleted when shutting down nor by 'delete temp files'

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This started when...

about 3 weeks ago

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I am running an updated WindowsXP home edition

cor-el
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Those are temp SQLite files and shouldn't be there.

The prefix on temporary filenames on Windows is changed from "sqlite" to "etilqs"

Make sure that other (security) software isn't causing these to appear or remain.