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Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by deubanks, Nov 10, 2001.

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  1. deubanks

    deubanks Thread Starter

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    Can anyone tell me what the file PPThumbs.ptn is? Do they have a purpose? It appears in some of the folders in "My Documents". Is it OK to delete them?

    Thanks,
    deubanks
     
  2. Rog's Pal?

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    Do you have a Paper Port scanner?

    Paper Port scanner software uses those files to
    enable thumbnails on their desktop.

    I have one of those Visioneer scanners that uses PP software.
    I haven't run it enough to find any of those infesting my rig, but I am sure you can delte them all, except maybe the ones in the PP program if you still need them.


    HI ROG :D
    Guess who?
    You won't.
    Nice BB software here.
     
  3. Rollin' Rog

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    Welcome to the board, Ghoul'

    You might want to enable PM in the CP for the "personal touch"
     
  4. Rog's Pal?

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    Done

    Now where will I see it, only in the profile or on main page?
    No, I was too lazy to check the rules.
     
  5. deubanks

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    Thanks Rog's Pal,

    I do have a Visioneer scanner with PaperPort software. I beleive what you said is correct. I checked the properties on the file and found that it is suppose to be a hidden file. I went to tools and folder options and clicked on "do not show hidden files."

    Thanks again for the info.
    deubanks
     
  6. Sharon D

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    Hi deubanks. I'm not sure if checking "do not show hidden files" is such a good idea because that will make it more difficult at times to spot viruses or trojans. Just my 2 cents, though.
    :) sharon
     
  7. deubanks

    deubanks Thread Starter

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    Hi Sharon, You migh be right.
    Thanks, deubanks
     
  8. Sharon D

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    No problem. :)
     
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