win.ini file looks funny



David Carnahan
07-09-2005, 11:32 PM
here are the contents of my win.ini file. . . .I am most concerned with what
is on the very last line (Device2=;ȼν͹). . .is this normal?


; for 16-bit app support
[fonts]
[extensions]
[mci extensions]
[files]
[Mail]
MAPI=1
[MCI Extensions.BAK]
aif=MPEGVideo
aifc=MPEGVideo
aiff=MPEGVideo
asf=MPEGVideo2
asx=MPEGVideo2
au=MPEGVideo
ivf=MPEGVideo2
m1v=MPEGVideo
m3u=MPEGVideo2
mp2=MPEGVideo
mp2v=MPEGVideo
mp3=MPEGVideo2
mpa=MPEGVideo
mpe=MPEGVideo
mpeg=MPEGVideo
mpg=MPEGVideo
mpv2=MPEGVideo
snd=MPEGVideo
wax=MPEGVideo2
wm=MPEGVideo2
wma=MPEGVideo2
wmp=MPEGVideo2
wmv=MPEGVideo2
wmx=MPEGVideo2
wvx=MPEGVideo2
[PCDRWIN]
szCurrentCustomTest=C:\Program files\PC-Doctor for Windows XP\DEFUSER.PCB
iShowStartupScreen=1
iVerticalButtonBar=1
iSaveWindowLayout=0
[Internal]
Install=1115288581
Install2=1115288581
Device2=;ȼν͹

kurttrail
07-09-2005, 11:32 PM
David Carnahan wrote:
> here are the contents of my win.ini file. . . .I am most concerned
> with what is on the very last line (Device2=;ȼν͹). .
> .is this normal?
>
>
> ; for 16-bit app support
> [fonts]
> [extensions]
> [mci extensions]
> [files]
> [Mail]
> MAPI=1
> [MCI Extensions.BAK]
> aif=MPEGVideo
> aifc=MPEGVideo
> aiff=MPEGVideo
> asf=MPEGVideo2
> asx=MPEGVideo2
> au=MPEGVideo
> ivf=MPEGVideo2
> m1v=MPEGVideo
> m3u=MPEGVideo2
> mp2=MPEGVideo
> mp2v=MPEGVideo
> mp3=MPEGVideo2
> mpa=MPEGVideo
> mpe=MPEGVideo
> mpeg=MPEGVideo
> mpg=MPEGVideo
> mpv2=MPEGVideo
> snd=MPEGVideo
> wax=MPEGVideo2
> wm=MPEGVideo2
> wma=MPEGVideo2
> wmp=MPEGVideo2
> wmv=MPEGVideo2
> wmx=MPEGVideo2
> wvx=MPEGVideo2
> [PCDRWIN]
> szCurrentCustomTest=C:\Program files\PC-Doctor for Windows
> XP\DEFUSER.PCB iShowStartupScreen=1
> iVerticalButtonBar=1
> iSaveWindowLayout=0
> [Internal]
> Install=1115288581
> Install2=1115288581
> Device2=;ȼν͹

Sorry, I don't find that funny at all, but to each his own! You must be
on some really powerful drugs to get a laugh out of that.

It's nice to share!

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Rick \Nutcase\ Rogers
07-09-2005, 11:32 PM
Hi,

Looks like a unicode interpretation of the actual binary code. In short, it
doesn't "mean" anything, it's just a representation of something that is
using 16 bit compatibility.

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Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
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Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
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"David Carnahan" <tarynup@cox-internet.com> wrote in message
news:evjwPBsWFHA.3076@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
> here are the contents of my win.ini file. . . .I am most concerned with
> what
> is on the very last line (Device2=;ȼν͹). . .is this
> normal?
>
>
> ; for 16-bit app support
> [fonts]
> [extensions]
> [mci extensions]
> [files]
> [Mail]
> MAPI=1
> [MCI Extensions.BAK]
> aif=MPEGVideo
> aifc=MPEGVideo
> aiff=MPEGVideo
> asf=MPEGVideo2
> asx=MPEGVideo2
> au=MPEGVideo
> ivf=MPEGVideo2
> m1v=MPEGVideo
> m3u=MPEGVideo2
> mp2=MPEGVideo
> mp2v=MPEGVideo
> mp3=MPEGVideo2
> mpa=MPEGVideo
> mpe=MPEGVideo
> mpeg=MPEGVideo
> mpg=MPEGVideo
> mpv2=MPEGVideo
> snd=MPEGVideo
> wax=MPEGVideo2
> wm=MPEGVideo2
> wma=MPEGVideo2
> wmp=MPEGVideo2
> wmv=MPEGVideo2
> wmx=MPEGVideo2
> wvx=MPEGVideo2
> [PCDRWIN]
> szCurrentCustomTest=C:\Program files\PC-Doctor for Windows XP\DEFUSER.PCB
> iShowStartupScreen=1
> iVerticalButtonBar=1
> iSaveWindowLayout=0
> [Internal]
> Install=1115288581
> Install2=1115288581
> Device2=;ȼν͹
>
>


win.ini file looks funny