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Question [Q] Baidu Folder on Stock 4.4.4

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11th September 2014, 04:29 AM   |  #1  
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Hi,
Have you upgraded your Sony Xperia ZL Android to 4.4.4?
Do you have folder named "baidu" on your internal storage?
I have those folder on my internal storage, I flash the Android 4.4.4 through PC Companion I have try flash it several times but the "baidu" folder still exist, I did not see any new apps since upgraded from 4.4.2 to 4.4.4 why there is now have baidu folder?
Which app that generate this folder?
12th September 2014, 07:08 AM   |  #2  
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Did you factory reset/wipe your phone when updating? It might be from your old installs. I think I got such a folder when I installed ES File Explorer. I deleted it and it didn't come again.
13th September 2014, 12:56 AM   |  #3  
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I got the same folder after updating to 4.4.4. Don't know where it came from. Deleted it, for now it didn't come back...
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Originally Posted by psycho-punk

Did you factory reset/wipe your phone when updating? It might be from your old installs. I think I got such a folder when I installed ES File Explorer. I deleted it and it didn't come again.

Yes, I did factory reset when updating. Also trying "Repair my phone" which will wipe your data. But the folder still comes.

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I got the same folder after updating to 4.4.4. Don't know where it came from. Deleted it, for now it didn't come back...

I deleted it, but it will come again when you restart your phone. I have tried it several times.
13th September 2014, 10:23 AM   |  #5  
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Originally Posted by drafha

I deleted it, but it will come again when you restart your phone. I have tried it several times.

Yes, you are right. It's back on my phone as well. Strange...

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Just searched a bit, many people on different devices got that folder. Seems to be related with google or the latest android version.
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After updating my Xperia Z to 4.4.4 there is this baidu-folder too.
14th September 2014, 02:54 PM   |  #7  
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Sometimes those folders come from in app ads or internet without your permission

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15th September 2014, 02:25 PM   |  #8  
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Sometimes those folders come from in app ads or internet without your permission

I am using an ad blocker, which redirects requests for ads to local host. So I don't think it was generated by ad. Even if it was, it has to be the app that shows the ad, that generates the folder. Just because ad is displayed in an app it can't genrate a new folder.

I didn't have that folder on 4.3, and I'm quite sure I didn't have it on 4.4.2. Since the update to 4.4.4 I only installed one new app: Google Authenticator. Anyone with the baidu-folder using this app?
If not, it has to be created by a new system app or a app that was modified for .283.
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Originally Posted by sturmtruppler

I am using an ad blocker, which redirects requests for ads to local host. So I don't think it was generated by ad. Even if it was, it has to be the app that shows the ad, that generates the folder. Just because ad is displayed in an app it can't genrate a new folder.

I didn't have that folder on 4.3, and I'm quite sure I didn't have it on 4.4.2. Since the update to 4.4.4 I only installed one new app: Google Authenticator. Anyone with the baidu-folder using this app?
If not, it has to be created by a new system app or a app that was modified for .283.

Baidu is actually a new Chinese company. Similar to Google There is also baidu market. So it's impossible this be a system app.
That's why I'm saying it's caused by ads.
In some firmwares it's can break the security systems of the device and create this folder.




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16th September 2014, 01:59 PM   |  #10  
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Same here...

I have tried tô delete thus foder, but when I restart my phone, this folder is show again...

Baidu is like a ¥€$€$$ here in Brazil...

Enviado do meu Sony Xperia ZQ usando Tapatalk.

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