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Old 04-06-2007
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Unknown folder
I have this folder in my documents and have no idea what it is.
{5223f239-cf28-48ec-ba62-f5206a8c897e} thats the name of it and its
read-only. Two files are located inside it. snp2uvc_v64 which is signed by
microsoft and is a security catalog file. There is also snp2uvc_v64 which is
diffeent, it is a setup information file type. I don't need to delete these
but I just dont want this weird folder in my organized documents folder does
anyone know what this might be? Microsoft support doesnt always help.
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Old 04-06-2007
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Re: Unknown folder

"D" <D@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:7E824A31-3651-40B1-BEC4-61B008799FAD@microsoft.com...
>I have this folder in my documents and have no idea what it is.
> {5223f239-cf28-48ec-ba62-f5206a8c897e} thats the name of it and its
> read-only. Two files are located inside it. snp2uvc_v64 which is signed
> by
> microsoft and is a security catalog file. There is also snp2uvc_v64 which
> is
> diffeent, it is a setup information file type. I don't need to delete
> these
> but I just dont want this weird folder in my organized documents folder
> does
> anyone know what this might be? Microsoft support doesnt always help.


The usual trick is to take a backup of it, delete it, and see if anything
stops working.

The long silly name is a GUID -- basically a random unqiue identifier that
gets assigned to certain types of software. Googling for "snp2uvc" suggests
that it might be a camera driver of some sort -- are you running 64-bit
Vista with some kind of USB 2.0 webcam?

It's probably the temporary files from a driver that you installed somehow
and can be safely deleted as the contents will already have been installed
elsewhere to actually drive your hardware, but keeping a bakup probably
won't hurt.

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