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  1.    20 Dec 2016 #11

    Yes, and if you do that, you need to make the change I showed in my previous screenshot to keep desktop.ini (or two copies as is apparently the case for both me and fdegrove, my virtual beer drinking buddy) from showing up on the desktop. That's exactly what I was talking about. Hope it now all makes sense.
    Thanks, and happy holidays.
    --Ed--
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  2.    20 Dec 2016 #12
    Join Date : Oct 2015
    Posts : 2,048
    Windows 10 Pro X64

    Hi,

    Quote Originally Posted by pepanee View Post
    These are my settings. I get to see everything stored on the computer. I recommend these two settings.

    Attachment 114343
    Not sure if I'd recommend that to anyone. I only use that temporarily for housekeeping reasons.
    So much crap accumulating in W10.... Sigh.
    @EdTittel : Sipping a Vicaris Tripel as we speak. Not bad at all.

    Cheers folks,
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  3.    21 Dec 2016 #13

    You lucky dog, Frank. Cheers to you for good advice, freely given, and for the best of all possible holiday seasons. Take good care!
    --Ed--
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  4.    21 Dec 2016 #14
    Join Date : Oct 2015
    Posts : 2,048
    Windows 10 Pro X64

    Hi,

    Thanks, Ed. Enjoy the x-mass holidays as well. You know I do.
    I'll be having some Saint-Feuillien (la blonde, bien entendu) later on tonight especially for you.

    O, whilst I'm at it, to the user deleting these desktop.ini files. There's no point in doing so as Windows will rebuild them.

    Cheers and happy holidays all,

    Frank
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  5.    21 Dec 2016 #15

    Very true: desktop.ini just keeps coming back for more. Joyeux Nol, mon ami (Merry Christmas, my friend).
    --Ed--
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  6.    22 Dec 2016 #16
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    UK
    Posts : 2,105
    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)

    I like to see all hidden files and I too sometimes have desktop.ini files showing on the desktop. I just delete then with no obvious problems.
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  7.    22 Dec 2016 #17
    Join Date : Oct 2015
    Posts : 2,048
    Windows 10 Pro X64

    Hi,

    Quote Originally Posted by Steve C View Post
    I like to see all hidden files and I too sometimes have desktop.ini files showing on the desktop. I just delete then with no obvious problems.
    If you have "Hidden" files checked to show these desktop.ini files should NOT become visible on the desktop.
    It's only when you've also unchecked : View > Options > View . "Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) " that these files will show on the desktop.

    Why would anyone want that ?

    All these system files are hidden for good reason.

    Cheers,
      My ComputersSystem Spec

 
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