[BCAB] A Desktop.ini file query

Steve Nutt steve at comproom.co.uk
Tue Oct 15 09:07:29 BST 2019

Hi Jackie,

When you attempt to delete it, do you not get a message asking if you want
to continue as administrator?  Just press Alt+Y when you get that message.

They are junk that MS leaves around as far as I can tell.

All the best


-----Original Message-----
From: Jackie Brown <jackieannbrown62 at gmail.com> 
Sent: 15 October 2019 08:47
To: 'BCAB Discussion List' <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
Subject: [BCAB] A Desktop.ini file query

I've noticed that a file called Desktop.ini has appeared in each of my
Dropbox folders, and it won't let me delete it from any of them.  Does
anyone know how I can get rid of it, or what its purpose there might be?
I've only noticed this over the last few days, it definitely hasn't been
there longer than that.

Thanks for any help.

Kind regards,

Jackie Brown
Email: jackieannbrown62 at gmail.com

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