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Windows 7: everytime i use something from the documents folder, my PC saves a doc

09 Sep 2011   #1

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everytime i use something from the documents folder, my PC saves a doc

document called a "cache" or a notepad doc called "desktop" & this is what is inside of the document...


how can i stop these things from showing up everytime i used something from the Documents folder?

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10 Sep 2011   #2

Windows 7 Pro 32bit / Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Do you have Show Hidden files clicked on? That looks like it might be a system file.
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10 Sep 2011   #3

MS Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1

These are the system files created by system in the folders.

Config.msi folder contains backup of apps that are installed but due to sloppy Windows installer it doesn’t remove the unpacked setup files, thus cluttering the config.msi with useless files.

Thumbs.db are usually full of preview thumbnails of thousands of images.

Iconcache.db is used to save the Windows Icons cache.

.sqm-files are created by Windows Live Messenger to read surfing behavior.

Desktop.ini is used to tell Windows how to display a certain folder, it is used to customize folders, change their icons, and so on.

These files are better left alone and not deleted. Because if you delete them they are created again. To hide these files from windows explorer, go to folder options in Control Panel and keep a check mark on Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).
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