The desktop.ini is a Windows operating system generated file that saves all visual parameters in a folder. Any changes done in the appearance will be reflected in the desktop.ini file.


I just want to know what this file: desktop.ini is?


It is a system file generated by Windows and can save visual parameters in a folder: you can change the appearance of a folder and put a flower instead. In this case, it will create a desktop.ini file pointing to the directory that is represented by a flower, not a folder.

Thanks to le petit marocain for this tip.
Published by jak58. Latest update on March 15, 2012 at 03:53 PM by Celia Gatward.
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