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Forum: General Discussion 06 Sep 2014
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Posted By Sourcerer
This is getting ridiculous beyond all reason. My...

This is getting ridiculous beyond all reason. My one and only question as an OP in this thread was if there was an option to switch off the writing of the ridiculous desktop.ini file, which, by the...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Sep 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 74,813
Posted By Sourcerer
@DeaconFrost, the problem with hidden files is...

@DeaconFrost, the problem with hidden files is not that they are hidden. If the average user doesn't need or shouldn't see them, that's all well and good, but the real problem is that they are there...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Sep 2014
Replies: 56
Views: 74,813
Posted By Sourcerer
Someone always likes gravedigging... But to...

Someone always likes gravedigging...

But to answer this new deeply philosophical question rationalizing the existence of poor solutions utilizing hidden files which asks "Why show hidden files at...
Forum: General Discussion 24 May 2011
Replies: 56
Views: 74,813
Posted By Sourcerer
@CoolHipDude, I don't recall asking "how to...

@CoolHipDude,

I don't recall asking "how to make it appear as if there were no desktop.ini files in my folder".
Forum: General Discussion 15 Sep 2010
Replies: 56
Views: 74,813
Posted By Sourcerer
Won't that prevent me from using the built-in...

Won't that prevent me from using the built-in burner?
Forum: General Discussion 15 Sep 2010
Replies: 56
Views: 74,813
Posted By Sourcerer
There are several reasons. Back before I knew...

There are several reasons. Back before I knew about how Windows writes information on thumbnails, I had hidden files really hidden from view. Then came the Thumbs.db file which got updated in a...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Sep 2010
Replies: 56
Views: 74,813
Posted By Sourcerer
I know about this feature of viewing multiple...

I know about this feature of viewing multiple folders as one (though I forgot the actual name), but that doesn't mean I particularly like it. desktop.ini file notwithstanding, someone might have two...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Sep 2010
Replies: 56
Views: 74,813
Posted By Sourcerer
I've found a way to stop desktop.ini files from...

I've found a way to stop desktop.ini files from reappearing on the desktop, at least after one reboot. In Control Panel, click Folder Options, select View tab, and click Reset Folders, and confirm....
Forum: General Discussion 14 Sep 2010
Replies: 56
Views: 74,813
Posted By Sourcerer
That, I think, was true on Windows XP, but 7...

That, I think, was true on Windows XP, but 7 creates desktop.ini file regardless. I deleted the two off my desktop once, only to have them reappear on reboot.

For some reason I'm quite certain...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Sep 2010
Replies: 56
Views: 74,813
Posted By Sourcerer
Thou hast not properly understood my question,...

Thou hast not properly understood my question, thus thou shalt not get any e-beer. :)

Edit: Maybe desktop.ini isn't written to a CD/DVD (I wouldn't know, I always delete it manually off the list),...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Sep 2010
Replies: 56
Views: 74,813
Posted By Sourcerer
How to stop Windows 7 from writing desktop.ini files everywhere?

Hello,

so I have issues about hidden files (I always want to see them), and I'm particularly annoyed by this desktop.ini file. As if it wasn't enough that there is one in almost every folder, in...
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