This file just won't go away....

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Hi!

I am running a nearly 3 year old MBA 11"er with version 10.9.5 Mavericks. I was on the forums here about a week ago with some questions about TM backup files, etc; received some expert help and all was well.

Except for one minor thing.

I moved off massive amounts of files from my HD (about 20 GB worth) to give me some room to breathe, and there is one single file, named .DS_Store that popped up on the background after I moved all these files and rebooted a few times.

I have dragged it to the trash, but in seconds it just pops right back up onto the background.

GET INFO shows this file as: Size: 15,364 bytes (16KB on disk).
Where: /users/myname/.Trash (There IS a dot in front of Trash.
Created Nov 8, 2014 (the day I did all my moving of files)

It is not locked, it is not anything too large to present a problem, I'd just like to know what type of file it is and if it is a much needed file, where does it belong and can/should I move it there?

As always, I thank you in advance. :)

Cheers!

Pat
 
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MacInWin:

When using Finder, I noticed that I was now seeing hidden files everywhere, something I'd never seen before. When I used Onyx, I must have switched See Hidden Files without realizing it. Using Onyx again, I could that I had done that, turned it off and the little DS_Store file is not not visible!

Thanks for the reply. Sorry it's been so long.... this darned work thing just gets in the way.

Cheers!

Pat
 

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