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bak001…bak008 files on desktop

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I have several bak001, bak002...bak008 files appearing on my desktop. What are these?

These are backup files to your macro (.shk) file. It sounds like you have your macro file saved to your desktop and have the backups set to save to the same location as the original file.

Open the program and click on Options, Preferences, File System and select the Backup tab. Change the location where the backup files are stored. Or turn off the backups.

It’s also not a good idea to store the .shk macro file to the desktop. Move it to another location such as the Documents folder.