[Samba] Desktop.ini showing up

Gémes Géza geza at kzsdabas.sulinet.hu
Wed Sep 15 20:17:52 GMT 2004

Dan Slatford írta:

>On Wed, 2004-09-15 at 15:31, Shane McBride wrote:
>>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
>I've found the same thing, the desktop.ini file is in the startup folder
>in the programs menu, so opens up into notepad when you log in for the
>first time. Is this the same for you?
>Deleting the file from start button > programs > startup 'solved' it,
>but I never figured out why it appeared there to begin with.
I've had the same problem before I figured of, that having a roaming 
profile, the Start Menu and the Desktop gets loaded from the Profiles 
share, and posix has nothing like the hidden attribute. The workaround 
was to specify
hidden files=desktop.ini
at the profiles share



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