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Windows 7: Desktop.ini file - ViewState and Vid items

23 Feb 2014   #1

XP Pro (x86) | 7 HP (x86) & (x64) | 7 Pro (x64)
Desktop.ini file - ViewState and Vid items

When I add a MS folder icon to any folder -- the INI file looks like this
... what are "Mode" and "Vid" used for ?

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23 Feb 2014   #2

Windows 10 Pro X64

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24 Feb 2014   #3

XP Pro (x86) | 7 HP (x86) & (x64) | 7 Pro (x64)

Thank you Ztruker for your response, :)

With guidance from "Bongo" I recently learnt how to customize a folder icon on an external HD
I cannot help myself -- I like to know.

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