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Windows 7: Invisible folder thats there, but its not?

07 Jun 2012   #11
MiddahD

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

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Why do you want to delete the folder? I thought you were trying to find it.
Im trying to find it and delete it, its taking up a huge portion of my small SSD.
How about the hidden AppData folder?
What about it? There is nothing in there related to this Dead Island game.

All i did was set the directory in the Program Files x86 for the game files to be installed in there in a folder called DeadIsland, except now I cannot view the folder at all or see it.


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07 Jun 2012   #12
derekimo

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That doesn't mean that's the only place it put anything.

Have you tried a utility like WinDirStat - Windows Directory Statistics or Download Disk Space Fan 4 - Fast disk space analyzer and duplicate file remover

to see if you can find it, if it's as large as you say it should stand out.
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07 Jun 2012   #13
MiddahD

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I just installed the Disk Fan thing (with the little bit of space I have left) and even THAT doesnt show the folder containing the 5gb+ folder. Any other suggestions?
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07 Jun 2012   #14
derekimo

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Are you sure it's there? How do you know it's 5Gb?

You can try Ccleaner, there's a portable version here, CCleaner - Builds
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07 Jun 2012   #15
MiddahD

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Nevermind, I figured out how.

The fix: Go into My Computer and search for "Island", it was under the directory C:\Users\(profilename)\Appdata\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)

Thanks for trying to help dude!
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07 Jun 2012   #16
derekimo

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Nevermind, I figured out how.

The fix: Go into My Computer and search for "Island", it was under the directory C:\Users\(profilename)\Appdata\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)

Thanks for trying to help dude!
So it was in the appdata folder.

Glad you got it solved.
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