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Offline WK97

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Computer help
« on: March 26, 2008, 07:39:06 PM »
I need help with a file on my Desktop, and If it is safe to delete it.

This is it:

Desktop
Configuration Settings (.ini)
Modified: ‎Yesterday, ‎March ‎25, ‎2008, ‏‎12:21:09 PM WTF? Maybe my brother did it? I never did this!

It automatically opens in Notepad when I log on..

Offline JM Dragon

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Re: Computer help
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2008, 10:38:09 PM »
Hmm, I do know that a .ini file is basically just a renamed .txt with a specific set of rules on how a program writes to it. I've had experience with writing .ini's using Game Maker. All they really do is hold data externally of an executable.

Now, considering that it is named configuration settings, that is probably data on how your desktop appears, but I'm not too sure of that. I always thought that a file like that would just remain hidden. Does it appear like it is "phased out", like what Mario looks like with the invisible cap on in SM64?
 

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Re: Computer help
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2008, 10:49:00 PM »
Quote from: "Big JM"
Now, considering that it is named configuration settings, that is probably data on how your desktop appears, but I'm not too sure of that. I always thought that a file like that would just remain hidden. Does it appear like it is "phased out", like what Mario looks like with the invisible cap on in SM64?

The stuff circled is what JM means. See how it's like blended in?

Offline WK97

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Re: Computer help
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2008, 07:34:42 AM »
No, it is NOT blended in.

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Re: Computer help
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2008, 08:01:34 AM »
Try making sure your link to Notepad on the desktop isn't a link to that file.
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Re: Computer help
« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2008, 02:06:18 PM »
Copy and paste contents of file so I know what the hell it is.

It's probably safe considering any app that depends on an ini isn't worth keeping and it's probably a windows AUTO CREATE SHIT file

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Re: Computer help
« Reply #6 on: March 27, 2008, 05:01:17 PM »
What the Thing is:


[.ShellClassInfo]
LocalizedResourceName=@%SystemRoot%system32shell32.dll,-21799



Also, when I start Notepad (Midneight or wutever it is) This does NOT Show up.

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Re: Computer help
« Reply #7 on: March 29, 2008, 04:25:25 PM »

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Re: Computer help
« Reply #8 on: March 29, 2008, 06:39:56 PM »
I deleted system 32 wut now. jk.
Im a idiot with my xp, how do I change the type of logon screen?

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Re: Computer help
« Reply #9 on: March 29, 2008, 07:38:24 PM »
This wasnt the thread for your computer help, it was WK's, unless WK wants to change it for its anyones
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Re: Computer help
« Reply #10 on: March 29, 2008, 07:46:22 PM »
Quote from: "Shadoezs"
This wasnt the thread for your computer help, it was MP's, unless MP wants to change it for its anyones
Water Kirby's Thread -_- but you might as well call this a mini Computer Help thread...

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Re: Computer help
« Reply #11 on: March 30, 2008, 09:59:33 AM »
Quote from: "Mhidnyeht"
I deleted system 32 wut now. jk.
Im a idiot with my xp, how do I change the type of logon screen?
What do you mean, styles, colors, names, what?
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Re: Computer help
« Reply #12 on: March 30, 2008, 10:40:18 AM »
Go to Control Panel > Appearances. You might find something in there. Or, search for the admin panel thing.

Offline WK97

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Re: Computer help
« Reply #13 on: March 31, 2008, 07:44:30 AM »
That Support Link applys to Windows XP, Im running Vista.

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Re: Computer help
« Reply #14 on: March 31, 2008, 09:01:07 AM »
Vista runs on the XP core, so it still should work.


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