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Windows XP temp folder

Everytime I boot to XP, I get files with names such as "Perflib_Perfdata_294.dat" in my temp folder, and I can't delete them. They change every time I reboot, but I have not been able to find out which app. is writing them, or whether they are harmful. I have run a full scan with both AVG and Kasperkey, both of which ignore the files. Any info?

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Guest [Entry]

These files are related to the Windows Performance Counters. No idea what they are actually good for, but here is a longish post that explains how to disable them: http://forums.techguydotorg/windows-nt-2000-xp/534606-perflib-perfdata.html