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Windows 7: Cannot Locate The Virtual Store Folder

04 Apr 2016   #1
kc27

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Cannot Locate The Virtual Store Folder

I am running Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1. "Show hidden files and folders" is checked in Folder Options.

I want to take a look at my Virtual Store folder, but do not find one in this path c:\users\<username>\Appdata\local\Virtual Store\

Is there something else I need to do in order to see this directory?

Thanks in advance for any ideas on this.


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04 Apr 2016   #2
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kc27 View Post
Is there something else I need to do in order to see this directory?
No.

If the folder is not there, then don't worry about it. It should be created when needed.
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05 Apr 2016   #3
kc27

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

UNI - thanks for the response. I installed a program that will not run under Windows 7. I get the error pasted below when I try to run it. The install guide for the software states that the program will not run unless VirtualStore has been disabled. That is why I was on the hunt for a VirtualStore folder. Maybe the software vendor's documentation is inaccurate.


Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: Config.exe
Application Version: 12.2.6.0
Application Timestamp: 4fc944b1
Fault Module Name: MFC42.DLL
Fault Module Version: 6.6.8064.0
Fault Module Timestamp: 4d79b238
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 0001b2cd
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.48
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: 0a9e
Additional Information 2: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789
Additional Information 3: 0a9e
Additional Information 4: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789

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05 Apr 2016   #4
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

What do the instructions say to do once you find that VirtualStore folder?
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