your help is very appreciated!
says Hörnchen : Have you tried to look for folders/files that have the same creation/modification date as your "Hello"?
this is a very good idea - i will verify this when i get home, it may very well be something i installed (i did installed a few things that day, in my search for the perfect sims skin
Cipher13 : creator/type are "????", and the file size is 0kb, no resource fork. thanks for your kind offer - if i can't figure out which application created it using hörnchen's tip, i will send it to you.