Are you referring to C:\Windows\TEMP <=this folder, C:\Documents and
Settings\[username]\Local Settings\Temp <=this folder, or another "Temp"
Why did you do a "complete new install" of Windows?
Did you reinstall Windows using the CD that came with your computer and did
your computer have a free-trial version of ZoneAlarm (Firewall or Internet
Security Suite) preinstalled when you purchased it?
What anti-virus application or security suite is installed now and is your
subscription current? What anti-spyware applications (other than Defender)?
What third-party firewall (if any)?
Is the machine on a network with other computers and/or does it connect via
After the "complete new install" of Windows, did you insert a
previously-used USB key/Flash drive into the machine?
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Desktop Experience - since 2002
AumHa VSOP & Admin http://aumha.net
Troubled again wrote:
> I did a complete new install on a zeroed harddrive. I was installing a New
> XP Home Edition (SP 2) and was updating the computer on Windows Update.
> When I am done updating, I like to see what files, etc. are in the temp
> folder. In the temp folder was a folder named 'ZAPAC'. The folder was
> empty, but I am wondering what ZAPAC is, where it came from, etc.... The
> ONLY website I was at was Windows Update.
> Can somebody help????