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Old 02-01-2012, 04:47 AM   #1
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Default Mysterious (?) xml file in recent files

Hi everyone!

Those last weeks I keep finding in my Recent Items a weird xml file with the the name "Settings". When I click on it, it leads me to my Internet Explorer (even though I use Mozilla). Then, in Explorer, I see these indications:

<Calendar Settings>
<Name> '*Root*' <Name>
<Name> User Caren1980 Calendar <Name> ("Caren1980 is my pc's name)
<Color> OxOOEEFFCC <Color>
<Enabled> True <Enabled>
<Calendar Settings>

Then, when I check the browser's history I get the indications: info.gomplayer and Computer. (What does my media player have to do with all that anyway...?)

I asked my brother if he knew what this xml file could be and he says my boyfriend (who moved in about a month ago) could be monitoring my activity somehow, since we both use my computer. Is he right? Do you have any idea what this file is?

Thanks in advance!


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Old 02-01-2012, 08:48 AM   #2
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I think this could just be a calander for your internet explorer... I'm not 100% sure but xml is like html but it does alot more then you can with html..

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Old 02-01-2012, 11:28 AM   #3
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I don't know for sure, but I highly doubt it has anything to do with your boyfriend monitoring your activity (maybe there's some boyfriend-brother issues there... j/k).

Not sure I can tell you what it does for sure though.
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