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What are ALL these files in my Pref folders ?

by Jefferis Peterson / January 20, 2010 11:54 PM PST

I am finding a bunch of files, many of which have zero K, which seem to be records of downloads or connections in my pref folder:
cfx#iq2hiqK 0 KB
cfx#ItOk1Kq 4 KB
cfx#ivPLkkS 0 KB
cfx#JR3YtOZ 0 KB

If I open one that has 4 k, e.g., it says
_$FolderLocConnectToExpandedLSBindings_BlendNewNetworkApple^IBeamFormatXMy_NSWindow Frame Progress Panel_#NSWindow Frame Progress Panel Frame

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Which one?
by Mr. Gregg / January 21, 2010 10:45 PM PST



Mac HD/Library/Preferences


You could always move 'em out, to a "neutral" location and see what happens.

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User Preferences folder
by Jefferis Peterson / January 21, 2010 11:10 PM PST
In reply to: Which one?

They are in my user library prefs folder

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As mentioned,
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / January 22, 2010 8:28 AM PST

by Mr. Gregg,

Drag them from their current location, onto the desktop.

If they are needed, new ones will be made in the prefs folder.


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