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Problem is windows explorer restart

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#1 HeyHello


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Posted 22 September 2016 - 08:47 AM

hello, i deleted the desktop.ini of desktop as i think that it was virus. It was hide by the system. I untick the option hide files by operating system [recommened].

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Posted 22 September 2016 - 09:56 AM

desktop.ini is a system file used to store folder preferences. The file will only be visible if you un-hide "protected operating system files". If you delete it, it should be automatically re-created. Read this article for more information.

Furthermore, you shouldn't delete files because you don't what they are. :) You can submit a file to VirusTotal to check whether if the file is malicious.



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Posted 23 September 2016 - 10:03 AM

You may need to restart the computer to recreate the file.

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