My Shared Folder
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My Shared Folder is a default folder in which several P2P programs store their downloaded items. The actual directory on the hard disk that this folder corresponds to may differ between these programs and may also be changed by the user. Any user with a P2P-client can download files from the My Shared Folder belonging to any other person connected to that client at that time.
Apart from being a platform to fileshare, My Shared Folder is also infamous for being a host for viruses and trojans. When activated, many viruses copy themselves over and over again in the Folder. By using this method, the virus can spread out to other systems.
List of programs
My Shared Folder is by default the shared folder of the following programs: