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Recover Desktop.ini files?

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I was fixing this laptop that was filled with viruses. A lot were removed and it was running great. I ran one last scan and then when I restarted it kept going into the startup repair. I was really tired last now and now I remember seeing that the anti virus program thought 2 desktop.ini files were viruses and quarantined them. If this would cause Windows not to boot, could I just replace them with a generic desktop.ini file?
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Removing desktop.ini files wont cause the computer not to boot. They are just for keeping customizations and settings for the windows folders that contain the file.
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Removing desktop.ini files wont cause the computer not to boot. They are just for keeping customizations and settings for the windows folders that contain the file.

Hmmmm, so it sounds like something pretty bad...
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