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FileMaker Pro creates a file with several 1000 lines, 3 each time when FM starts

Question asked by Markus Schneider on Jan 3, 2015
Latest reply on Jan 14, 2015 by Markus Schneider

Summary

FileMaker Pro creates a file with several 1000 lines, 3 each time when FM starts

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

13.0x

Operating system version

OSX 10.9.x

Description of the issue

every time when FM starts, a ghost adds 3 lines of text in a file called uninstall.sh, located in Users/allUsers/FileMaker...

Mine has several 1000 lines. It's always the same three lines that were added.

What for?
Why always?

Steps to reproduce the problem

- Install FileMaker Pro or FileMaker Pro Advanced
- start up FileMaker by doubleclicking a FileMaker file
- check Users/All Users/FileMaker
-- there are sub-folders for each FM version since 12
--- inside these folders, find the 'pinfo' file and the 'uninstall.sh'

Expected result

nothing installed when FM starts up in all users

Actual result

every time FM starts, 3 identical lines of text are added to the existing 'uninstall.sh'

Configuration information

OSX 10.9.x

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