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Windows 7: I need the information in Both 'desktop.ini' files

31 May 2012   #1
George11

Windows 7
 
 
I need the information in Both 'desktop.ini' files

Accidentally deleted mine, and some of my programs are acting weird. If someone could copy and paste the information in both. I'd appreciate it(:


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31 May 2012   #2
kado897

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

Hi George11 and Welcome to Seven Forums.

Not sure whether this would work but you could create a new user and look at the files on that users desktop.
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31 May 2012   #3
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

Check in your Recycle Bin and see if it is there.
If it is, you should be able to restore it.
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31 May 2012   #4
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

In what way are they acting weird?
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31 May 2012   #5
kado897

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Do you have a File and Folder backup including your Desktop?
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31 May 2012   #6
George11

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kado897 View Post
Hi George11 and Welcome to Seven Forums.

Not sure whether this would work but you could create a new user and look at the files on that users desktop.
Sounds like a great idea. Appreciate it!

Edit: They're are not in my bin. Programs on my desktop glitch sometimes it seems, and I have no backup. I'll create a new user. Thanks for the help.
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31 May 2012   #7
kado897

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Post back your success or otherwise so that we can help others.
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31 May 2012   #8
FliGi7

XP / Win7 x64 Pro
 
 

Here's what's usually in them:

What Are These desktop.ini Files I Keep Seeing? - How-To Geek

Deleting those files should not cause any problems with your desktop. I deleted mine a long time ago and it caused no issues. They are only used for customization of the folders they're in, so if they're on your desktop (and you haven't modified them) they're not doing anything for you.
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