Fix Windows 7 desktop.ini opening on boot

Users who has installed Windows 7 Build 7057 are reporting a startup bug where Desktop.ini Opens in Notepad on Every Boot. Fortunately the fix for this Windows 7 desktop.ini startup bug is very easy. Check out below instructions on how to fix Windows 7 Build 7057 desktop.ini bug.

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Method :1

1. Navigate to C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

2. Delete desktop.ini

3. Navigate to C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

4. Delete desktop.ini if present.

Thanks to chris123nt for providing this fix.

Method : 2

1. Under Folder Options -> View , select “Show hidden files, folders and drives” and un-check “Hide protected operating system files” so that you can see the hidden desktop.ini files.

2. Open the start orb and at the search type: shell:startup and press Enter. The start menu startup folder will open, where you will find a desktop.ini file. Delete it.

3. Open the start orb and at the search type: shell:common startup and press Enter. The “all users” start menu startup folder will open, where you will find a desktop.ini file. Delete it too.

4. Done. Reboot and the desktop.ini will not appear again.

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