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What the heck is the .$m$ extension?

Last post 10-29-2019, 16:23 by irelam. 1 replies.
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  •  10-29-2019, 15:26

    • Brian Fluet is not online. Last active: 12-12-2019, 21:46 Brian Fluet
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    What the heck is the .$m$ extension?

    Hi All,

    I was helping a user delete an undeletable message and saw a number of files with the extension .$M$ in his mailbox directory.  This is a new extension to me and I don't find it in  any Hans' guides.  The file content looks like a .CNM file.  The date stamp range is from 3 months ago to 3 years ago.  Can anyone explain what these are and/or how they come to be?

    Brian Fluet

  •  10-29-2019, 16:23

    • irelam is not online. Last active: 12-12-2019, 0:36 irelam
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    Re: What the heck is the .$m$ extension?

    I found this "definition" which only partly describes the filetype purpose. It sounds like someone tried to run an app copying Pegasus Mail email messages. Sounds like bad news ????

    An M file is a class implementation file used by programs written in Objective-C. It begins with the @implementation directive and initializes variables and ......

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