How to get rid of .DS_Store files.

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by ttennebk, Dec 11, 2011.

  1. ttennebk macrumors newbie

    Dec 11, 2011
    This is driving me NUTS! Whenever i click any file on my computer, a .DS_Store file is created. I cannot get rid of them not matter what i try. Help me please! :(
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008
    You don't need to get rid of .DS_Store files. They're automatically created and are usually hidden.

    To hide hidden files in Finder, enter the following two commands into a Terminal window (press enter after each line):
    defaults write AppleShowAllFiles FALSE
    killall Finder​
  3. ttennebk thread starter macrumors newbie

    Dec 11, 2011
  4. fasaicskylight macrumors newbie

    Aug 25, 2012
    Bangkok, Thailand

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