Open BUP File

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BUP Acronym Meaning

The acronym BUP has various meanings ranging from Backups, Antivirus Quarantine Files, to Medicines.

Multimedia Playback BUP files

BUP files are DVD related files, just like VOB and IFO files. In this case, each format is a specific tool that is used in the reproduction or recording of these media.

Files with the BUP extension are backup copies automatically created and stored on your computer or other device using applications or DVD players.

These files are generally created when you start to play the media on the DVD and are stored as image backups of the information on the disc.

They contain information generated by the application that acts in case it experiences an error to safeguard the data and prevent it from being lost.

McAfee Quarantine Files

A BUP file, for this application, is a quarantined file and saves a backup copy of a file that was moved from another location on the computer because a virus or other malware was detected.

In other words, it is a way of protecting the original file that was detected as being the target of a virus.

The way it works is when it comes to a McAfee virus scan, through a file that may be malware, McAfee adds the BUP file extension to the original file name, in this way, it indicates that the file is questionable and that it may contain malware.

For example, if the antivirus determines that the file "whatever.txt" could contain malware, then it renames the file "whatever.txt.bup." and furthermore, it moves you to the quarantine area for further examination.

Backup Files

As the name or acronym suggests, BUP (BackUP) extension files can represent backups created automatically by some applications.

BUP files are generated in case the program crashes or the original file becomes corrupted and needs to be restored.

There is a very huge amount of software that could make use of this extension for their backup files, however, at the time of writing this article, there is no more information about a specific software with this functionality, in any case, backup files that use the BUP extension are known.

BUP drug

The drug BUP, are tablets indicated in the treatment of major depressive disorder and as adjunctive treatment in the cessation of smoking in patients with nicotine dependence as part of an appropriate comprehensive therapeutic program.

Simpleflips Toad BUP

A BUP is a meme image often used by the SimpleFlips community. It is the texture of Toad's head, modified in terms of dimensions, so that it can be adjusted to any desired face.

Toad is a character from Nintendo's Mario video game saga. He is a small humanoid with a tall white mushroom shaped cap on his head.

There are many images of important people with the head of a BUP.

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