[Samba] Desktop.ini showing up

Kristyan Osborne kris at longhill.brighton-hove.sch.uk
Wed Sep 15 16:09:34 GMT 2004

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The desktop.ini file appears on winXP machines. It stores various settings for explorer windows and things. Hence if you login to a win2K machine you will see the desktop.ini file, as it doesn't know what to do with it


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Kristyan Osborne - IT Technician
Longhill High School
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From: samba-bounces+kris=longhill.brighton-hove.sch.uk at lists.samba.org
[mailto:samba-bounces+kris=longhill.brighton-hove.sch.uk at lists.samba.org
]On Behalf Of rruegner
Sent: 15 September 2004 16:21
To: Shane McBride
Cc: Samba List
Subject: Re: [Samba] Desktop.ini showing up

hide files = /desktop.ini/ntuser.ini/NTUSER.*/
in the profiles share should solve this

Shane McBride schrieb:

> First of all I am new to Samba. I successfully deployed Samba 3.0.6 as a PDC
> w/roaming profiles.
> All the workstations have a desktop.ini file that shows up on the desktop
> after joining the domain. The contents of the ini differ from workstation to
> workstation.
>>>From my understanding this file is a supposed to be a hidden file, but it is
> not.
> Any ideas?
> I apologize if I have not included enough system info, such as the smb.conf.
> Shane
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