i really like litestep, but i really want to be able to view file extentons on desktop, like .exe, and such.
a virus can masquerade itselgf as a zip file by cnhanging its icon, and i do not want that happening to me, becausei download everything to my desktop.
are there any ways to do this?
What icon module are you using? I know IconDesk has a setting to do this.
i'm using the default theme, and i checked in desktop_icons.rc and theres no option dto do this as far as i saw.
i'm om WinXP home, using desktop_icons.rc, if that's what you meany by module.
and i apologize for being a newbie oif it isn'y
Austerity uses the icondesk module. desktop_icons.rc is a file that defines various settings for it. Add this line to it to show desktop icons:
For further reference, look in your litestep\modules\docs folder. There is usually a help file for every module you have in there, that contains the module's settings and such.
thanks, but i have a question. i changed the file
C:\Program Files\LiteStep\profiles\Owner\themes\austerity\config\desktop_icons.rc by adding HideExtension False , and then i reloaded the theme (austerity). for some reason, i still don't see desktop icons :-(
What version of windows are you on? Because in austerity, deskfolders is used for people on win9x or nt4, and I believe deskfolders doesn't have a setting to show extensions.
i'm using windows XP home edition
Is explorer (the file manager) set to show extensions in your desktop folder (C:\Documents and Settings\user\Desktop)? If it isn't, do it.
Try recycling litestep.
If it still doesn't work,
press ctrl+shift+x to get the command box and type !about. In the about dialog, go to the loaded modules part. Is icondesk loaded? If so, which version?
yes, i have show known file extentions checked in explorer
what is recycling litestep?
in your popup, litestep>recycle
Actually you should have added
my bad, sorry, forgot you had to prefix the group
"DTop", by default" is the name of the desktop group in that theme.
Thanks a lot! it works. i added the IconDeskDTop prefix, and now it works. thank you again :-) :-)