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What is .DS_Store file in windows

I found a file with .DS_Store Post fix in one of my drives. How did it get there? My Operating System is Windows 7 64-bit and to the best of my knowledge I never accessed an apple computer nor was ...
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Show hidden files on OS X except .DS_Store

I want to see all hidden files on my Mac except .DS_Store. Is there a way to do that?
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Finder/Quick Look Malfunction after 10.8 OS upgrade

I upgraded to 10.8 and cannot shake this issue at all. I process image files daily as part of my work. For some reason only since my upgrade to 10.8, at some point Finder cannot preview any image ...
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FTP or SCP file transfers without .DS_Store files

I'm searching for a way to not transfer .DS_Store files when launching FTP or SCP transfers for a directory. Is it possible to block .DS_Store files from being transferred along with the other files ...
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Is there any way to prevent a Mac from creating dot underscore files?

At work we're letting one of our very tech savvy clients actually help out a little with a few development projects specific to him. However, he uses his own personal Macbook, and as he edits files on ...
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Any programs for getting rid of .DS_Store files? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to prevent Mac OS X creating .DS_Store files on non Mac (HFS) Volumes? I dual boot between Mac and Windows. When I browse my Windows partition with Finder, it drops ...
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How to remove DS_Store forever for good (not hide them but remove them)?

How do I remove and prevent from ever being created the DS_Store files on Mac OSX? I found this article, http://krypted.com/mac-os-x/no-more-ds_store-files/, that describes preventing them from ...
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How do I fix the broken Windows 7 Search feature?

I'm trying to search my Windows Home Server for .DS_Store files that my Mac littered the server with. Windows 7 reports there are no *.DS_Store files in a folder, even though I can see it with the ...
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Copying files from Lion to Mountain Lion GM causes “.DS_Store already exists” error

I'm fighting with .DS_Store files when copying folders across my network using Finder, from an OS X Lion machine to OS X Mountain Lion, both on late-2009 27" iMacs. When I drag a folder from Lion to ...