Is Visual Studio generating this text file on PC startup?

Tony Lewis 1 Reputation point
2023-03-06T22:24:20.01+00:00

Something on my Win10PC is generating a text file every time I start the PC, see attached file. It appears that Visual Studio is generating it. This is a minor annoyance. If VS is generating it, how do I tell it to stop?

Once again, this is automatically generated upon startup of the PC, not startup of Visual Studio.

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  1. Tianyu Sun-MSFT 27,106 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2023-03-07T02:54:01.28+00:00

    Hello @Tony Lewis ,

    Thank you for taking time to post this issue in Microsoft Q&A forum.

    I don’t see the attached file, could you please attach the file again or maybe share us some screenshots to confirm the file and this issue?

    If you can confirm that the file was generated upon startup of the PC without starting VS, then probably it was not automatically generated by Visual Studio. May I ask how did you find/know that it may be generated by Visual Studio?

    Currently I think you can first check if you have installed any extensions/antivirus/applications which may generate the corresponding file, as you know, just for example, some applications may generate log files.

    Besides, I may also suggest you try to scan your machine(Settings => Update & Security => Windows Security => Virus & threat protection => Scan options => Full scan => Scan now)

    Please feel free to contact us.

    Sincerely,

    Tianyu


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