DESKTOP.INI amd & DNS puzzle

Simon Barnes barnes at
Thu Jun 10 15:21:52 GMT 1999

>If you really don't need DESKTOP.INI, why don't you put an empty
>file to the root of a standard mount so it finds something and 
>stops its search?

Two reasons.  Firstly, you can't place a file at the root of 
an automount point (it isn't a real directory).
Secondly, Windows uses desktop.ini to support web-enabled
desktops and there could be different data in each directory.
So the search would go on even it found a file, unfortunately.


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