Windows 10: Unwanted files and folders showing on bootup

Discus and support Unwanted files and folders showing on bootup in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; When Windows 10 boots up it has started to show unwanted files and folders on the desktop. W10 v 10.0.17763 They are shown as: folders, data, temp,... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by PeterFJ, Nov 10, 2019.

  1. PeterFJ Win User

    Unwanted files and folders showing on bootup


    When Windows 10 boots up it has started to show unwanted files and folders on the desktop.
    W10 v 10.0.17763
    They are shown as:
    folders, data, temp, attachments and downloads
    files, servers.ini, Xnews.ini, and 3 files News.Individual.Net with suffixes of .bak, Newsrc, and Xne.Wsrc.bak

    I've Googled how to get rid of unwanted startup files using Task Manager and Startup Tasks but none of them show up as present.

    Can the forum help me please.

    :)
     
    PeterFJ, Nov 10, 2019
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  2. dark2099 Win User

    Generating a .txt based file list in Windows 7

    I want to be able to generate a .txt file that lists all the files and folders in a specific folder on my PC, but don't know the name of any programs that do that. Searched on google a bit and came up with this guide, but it's for XP and I can't seem to find some of the folder options to modify the .bat file. Any suggestions? Thanks

    http://www.theeldergeek.com/file_list_generator.htm

    EDIT: The .bat file will do what I want if it is in the folder I want to do it in, but the option I want to add is having the right click option that it shows.
     
    dark2099, Nov 10, 2019
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  3. steam games won't show up in program files(x86)

    Hi,

    We suggest that you check if the folder is hidden by following these steps:

    • In the search box on the taskbar, type folder, and then select
      Show hidden files and folders from the search results.
    • Under Advanced settings, select Show hidden files, folders, and drives, and then select
      OK.
    Let us know how it goes.
     
    Nathaniel Mon, Nov 10, 2019
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  4. Frogger Win User

    Unwanted files and folders showing on bootup

    ?? How do I PW protect Folders in windows

    hmmm?
    Sharing files and folders overview You can share the files and folders stored on your computer, on a network, and on the Web. The method you choose depends on whom you want to share files with, and what computer they will use to access the files.

    When you share files or folders, they are not as protected as they are when you do not share them. People with access to your computer or your network might be able to read, copy, or change files that are in a shared folder. You should always be aware that the files and folders that you share are available to other people and be sure to monitor your shared files and folders on a regular basis.

    Important

    If your computer is not joined to a domain, you can use the Network Setup Wizard to automatically turn file and printer sharing on or off. To start the Network Setup Wizard, click Start, click Control Panel, click Network and Internet Connections, and then click Network Setup Wizard.
    If you both use the same computer

    You can put the files you want to share in the Shared Documents folder. Files stored in the Shared Documents folder or its subfolders are always available to other users on your computer.

    Step-by-step procedure
    Note

    If you are connected to a network domain, the Shared Documents, Shared Pictures, and Shared Music folders are not available.
    If both computers are on the same network

    You can share a folder or drive on your computer with others on the network. You can also control whether the files in the shared folder can be modified by other users.

    If your computer is connected to a network domain, use this procedure:

    Step-by-step procedure
    If your computer is connected to a workgroup, use this procedure:

    Step-by-step procedure
    Note

    If you are connected to a network domain, you will need to set the Access control for the folder or drive after sharing it. For more information, go to To set, view, change, or remove file and folder permissions.
    If you want to share your files online

    You can publish pictures and documents on the Web using the Web Publishing Wizard. The files will be stored in a private, online folder that you manage.

    Step-by-step procedure

    If you don't want others to access your files

    You can prevent other users from accessing your folders and the files they contain. When your computer is connected to a domain, this is called setting permissions for your file or folder. When your computer is connected to a workgroup, this is called making your folders private.

    If your computer is connected to a network domain, use this procedure:

    Step-by-step procedure
    If your computer is connected to a workgroup, use this procedure:

    Step-by-step procedure

    'HELP' it can be your friend *Smile Unwanted files and folders showing on bootup :)
     
    Frogger, Nov 10, 2019
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