Desktop.ini files everywhere!!

  fsssh 17:05 08 Oct 2003

i have just recently noticed that every folder i create has a desktop.ini file in it, which windows explorer says is "configuration Settings". i never used to have them...

contents of it:


its not really a big deal i just hate it when things start happening that i didnt start!

  BarryKeith 19:00 08 Oct 2003

I believe that they are the icon files for your folders, that's why you get one in each folder.

  fsssh 19:43 08 Oct 2003

of course... doh. cheers!

  Batch 09:27 11 Nov 2003

Firstly see:

click here

But much more worrying, see:

click here

Section 5.0 of this explains a major desktop.ini concern, but to really understand why, you need to read the rest of the page.

  Batch 10:02 11 Nov 2003

Not all the desktop.ini stuff applies to XP - for example, see:

click here

and the warning therein

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

AMD Radeon Adrenalin release date, new features, compatible graphics cards

8 brilliant character artists speaking at Pictoplasma 2018

iMac Pro release date, UK price & specs

Football : comment regarder la Ligue 1 en direct ?