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I have this strange device under Windows Explorer in Windows 7 right now. It's got the generic unknown file type icon, a random hex code, and I can't open it or get any properties on it.

MS Security Essentials and Malwarebytes didn't show anything worrisome, but it would be helpful if someone could explain what it is, and what it is doing there.

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Perhaps add a screenshot? –  Paul Dec 26 '11 at 22:31
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Not sure how much it helps, but I added an image. –  Trevor Dec 27 '11 at 0:10
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It doesn't present me with the "Properties" option on right-click, which is what set me off initially. I'll check the rest when I get home. I can only try to open it, which does nothing. –  Trevor Dec 29 '11 at 19:45
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scan your registry for that hex and post the keys associated with it. –  HackToHell Dec 30 '11 at 8:25
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So it's under \HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{c900ea2f-8575-4e86-bae9-f94620699414}, and the default icon is labeled as C:\Program Files\Droid Explorer\Assets\GT-I9000.ico. GT-i9000 is the model for my phone, so I guess when I uninstalled that software it left the icon behind. Thanks for the suggestion, HackToHell. –  Trevor Dec 31 '11 at 3:37

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So it's under \HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID{c900ea2f-8575-4e86-bae9-f94620699414}, and the default icon is labeled as C:\Program Files\Droid Explorer\Assets\GT-I9000.ico. GT-i9000 is the model for my phone, so I guess when I uninstalled that software it left the icon behind.

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