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Quick, Dumb Question: EmpartISAPI.dll

Posted by not2bright (My Page) on
Wed, Oct 10, 12 at 11:59

I'm trying to clean up/out my Documents folder and found this entry (EmpartISAPI.dll) just sitting there. I can't figure out where it came from or what it's for. A search reveals that it's part of some websites' urls. It seems harmless and I would ordinarily just delete the thing, but since I don't know how it got there, I'm wondering whether it may be a part of something that won't function properly if I do delete it.

What say ye ? :-)


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RE: Quick, Dumb Question: EmpartISAPI.dll

Nothing in the Documents folder should be needed to run any program. If unsure right click and add a digit to the suffix for a few days then delete.

Googling finds engines????? So perhaps a file for smoother engine performance?

Where do you download to by default? I created a folder inside Documents for all downloads so they are separate and easily found or banished once finished with.


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RE: Quick, Dumb Question: EmpartISAPI.dll

Make a temp folder on your desktop, take the file from the Docs folder and put it in the temp file on your desktop..run your puter as per normal for a week or so and if no change, go ahead and delete the file


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RE: Quick, Dumb Question: EmpartISAPI.dll

Thanks for the comments. I'll use both of them. ;-) That is, I'll make a desktop folder and put the file there and rename it by adding a number as owbist suggests.

Owbist, depending on the program I download either to the default download folder (Windows 7) or the desktop. Never downloaded to Documents, as far as I can remember. :-/

Thanks again !


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RE: Quick, Dumb Question: EmpartISAPI.dll

from my google search it looks like it has to do with brigs and straton engines or yamaha engines do you have anything related to that? Perhaps a user manual or user guide book?

I agree with both suggestions, give it a try I doubt it is anything essential.


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RE: Quick, Dumb Question: EmpartISAPI.dll

Yes ! I have a .pdf manual (for a TroyBilt rider mower) that I downloaded but really don't need anymore. I imagine it's safe to delete it then, but I'll still wait a few days to be sure. Thanks, ravencajun !


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