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  1.    18 Feb 2016 #11
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    windows 10 Home threshold2

    Quote Originally Posted by carrotmuseum View Post
    Do you know if it is possible to take the desktop.ini file from my laptop and use it on the problem pc?
    Sorry. I don't have answer for that.
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  2.    18 Feb 2016 #12
    Join Date : Nov 2015
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    64bit Win 10 Pro ver 1709 Build 16299.98

    Quote Originally Posted by carrotmuseum View Post
    Ok thanks - the ownership details did not work for me. Will try again tomorrow. Brain hurts today with this. Spent more time prattling round with Win 10 than any other Win o/s since 3.1!
    Do you know if it is possible to take the desktop.ini file from my laptop and use it on the problem pc?
    From this I assume that you have confirmed that one of those hidden .ini files triggers the Notepad error you are seeing. I don't think you can copy from another PC- you will need to delete the offending file. When you feel like having another go at this try option 2 or 3 in the following tutorial to take ownership of the file so that you can delete it:

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3...dows-10-a.html
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