From: Harry Johnston [MVP] on 18 Feb 2010 15:29
Actually I've seen this too, or something very similar, although I never got
around to figuring out why.
On 2010-02-19 6:08 a.m., PA Bear [MS MVP] wrote:
> What are you smoking?!
> kakii wrote:
>> Most probably the described problem was caused by Microsoft security
>> updates from February 2010 have it been. No other installations took
>> place in the related time span.
>> Windows XP SP3
>> No version of Visual Studio suite installed.
>> Some of installed application has applied once VS C++ 2008
>> Redistributable only on this machine.
>> Suddenly, I can see in the root of C:\ several files
>> of Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable installer.
>> Amongs others:
>> several eula.xxxx.txt files
>> several install.res.xxxx.dll
>> All these files are dated to Nov. 2007.
>> Where this bad practice from, to place installer files in the root of
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