[Samba] desktop file keeps coming up during logon

E. Dandrades eddie at dandrades.org
Tue Oct 18 13:36:44 GMT 2005

hide files = /desktop.ini/ntuser.ini/NTUSER.*/

Is what I have in smb.conf and still nothing. Anyway, with Gary's advise I've resolved the issue.

Thanks guys

On Tue, 18 Oct 2005 08:34:05 +0200
Thomas Bork <tombork at web.de> wrote:

> Gary Dale wrote:
> >> Alright so I have samba running as a PDC and have roaming profiles, 
> >> however when I Logon it does everything successfully but then it shows 
> >> a "desktop" file in notepad with some info on it. Has anyone seen this 
> >> before?
> > The desktop.ini file is normally in the startup group for each user. It
> > is a hidden file. I don't know why it sometimes pops up on the desktop,
> > but I've seen it happen often. I'm using Samba 3.0.14a-Debian. If you're
> > running the same, it may peculiar to that version. Otherwise, I can
> > confirm that it does happen.
> This is a FAQ, answered very often here (see 
> http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=samba&r=1&w=2)
> Add in [global]:
> hide files = /desktop.ini/
> der tom
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