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Hey guys,

Has anyone ever seen a file called "~" appear on their desktop? I've deleted this thing more than once, yet it keeps showing up again. It's a 181KB file and an icon just shows up on my desktop for it every now and then. If I click on it, I just get the "Windows Cannot Open This File" box. I've got one on there right now. Properties just shows the size and the fact it was created today.

Does anyone know what it is and what (or whom) is putting it on my desktop?

Phil
 

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It is a temp file from an office app or another app you are running. They should be cleaned up when you close the app.
 

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Oh...well right before it appeared, I opened an email that had a word file attached that I edited, renamed and saved. Then I replied to the email and attached the editied file and sent.

Is that what caused it?

Phil
 
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