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  1. davidhk's Avatar
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       18 Feb 2016 #11

    carrotmuseum said: 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. philc43's Avatar
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    64bit Win 10 Pro ver 1809 Build 17763.134 and W10 Insider Build 18277
       18 Feb 2016 #12

    carrotmuseum said: 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:
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