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I have a WD MyBook which has been creating empty folders with a long string of numbers and alphabets and some shorter ones with just some numbers with a 0kb file in it

Some of these can be deleted but some just stay put. It's irritating to find new ones everyday and now i have a collection of them which don't delete is there any way to delete these ?

Edit: I have scanned the drive using Antivirus and AntiMalware Software so i don't think it would have a virus


One solution is copying all the matter elsewhere and formatting the hard disk but there is not guarantee that these folders wont reappear.

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Formatted the Hard Drive as there was no real solution after a long time.

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