Weird corrupt ghost files??
by roseflight - 2/24/13 10:22 PM
I have an HP Pavilion dv6 with Windows 7 Home Premium and a 64-bit OS. The version of Word I'm using is Microsoft Word Starter.
For some reason whenever I save a .docx file from microsoft word it will create both a usable file and a strange unusable file with the first two letters of the file name replaced with ~$.
If I try to open one of these files an alert pops up saying the file cannot be opened because of problems with it's contents.
If I show the details it just tells my that the file is corrupt and cannot be opened.
I don't know if this is from a virus or if there's something wrong with my version of word but it's very strange and a bit disturbing.
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