Can windows temp folder contain other temp folders?

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  1. Shado381

    Shado381 New Member

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    Hello everyone

    I can see on my network that there is a windows machine in which the temp folder contains another temp folder:

    temp/temp10634534/setup.exe

    This seems to be trying to download a file called lare.exe.

    Is it normal for a temp folder to contain another temp folder?

    I was thinking this be an example of malware creating a randomly generated folder. VirusTotal does not flag the file as malicious but I am suspicious.

    Any thoughts?
     
  2. ussnorway

    ussnorway Windows Forum Team
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    yes this is a known malware and normally hides in the app data file... it has changed names alot but you can
    google any ref of; (TROJ_BUDYLINKS)
     
  3. Shado381

    Shado381 New Member

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    Thanks ussnorway :)
     

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