How to Stop .DS_Store File Creation on Network Volumes in Mac OS X

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  • Tuesday, 07 August 2018 09:11

To disable the creation of .ds_store files, launch the Terminal application from /Applications/Utilities/ and enter the following command string exactly:

defaults write com.apple.desktopservices DSDontWriteNetworkStores true

Reboot the Mac for changes to take full effect.

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