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rabatat 06-22-2011 03:23 PM

.DS_Store files
 
I've been downloading files every day for the past two years. In the last couple of days, every time I download something a .DS_Store file also appears. I cannot delete this. Can anyone tell me why this has started happening and how I can delete these files?

chscag 06-22-2011 03:24 PM

Have you recently installed a utility to show hidden files? Or have you turned on show hidden files from the Terminal?

rabatat 06-22-2011 03:30 PM

I found the solution! Thanks for your interest, much appreciated.

Shikarnov 06-22-2011 03:50 PM

Care to share the solution for the rest of the community?

rabatat 06-22-2011 03:54 PM

Sorry! Remiss of me. I found the solution here (although I still don't know how it happened in the first place):

http://guides.macrumors.com/Viewing_...files_on_a_Mac


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