give the folder a 'system' attrribute. To do that you could use PropertiesPlus, or use XP: change the folder icon (this will create a desktop.ini file and set the folder to system), then edit this desktop.ini file replacing its content.
btw to add the system attribute to a file all you have to do is go into the cmd prompt and type attrib +s [path] if it says not resetting hidden file [path] type attrib -h [path] then do it and you have to manually hide the file
It perfectly works on my system. I usually first change the icon of the folder and then paste the lines of my first post into the then existing "desktop.ini" file. Then change imagepath and colour. If you want you may delete the lines concerning the new icon. The first line should still read: [.ShellClassInfo]
I guess this one was not in my first post,sorry. I did not try so far to change attributes with command prombt (still a kind of strange creature for me).
Ep, glad to see you come back and tidy up...did want to ask a one day favor, I want to enhance my resume , was hoping you could make me administrator for a day, if so, take me right off since I won't be here to do anything, and don't know the slightest about the board, but it would be nice putting "served administrator osnn", if can do, THANKS