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Windows 7: Why are files in so many places?

11 Oct 2010   #11

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Thanks. I'm going to try to get by without doing a new install. I had to reinstall everything in June when my motherboard died and again in September when my HD died. I'm all burned out. For now it seems fine. My Carbonite backup seems to be fine (although still too big-I think I have duplicates on it) and so far it appears that I can access all of my files on this computer and on my network as well. I'll set up the win7 backup utility too, and have it back up to my EHD. I was planning to do that once all my backup was restored through Carbonite (which it is now-it just took about a month). Thanks to everyone for the help. :) It really did clear things up for me.

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11 Oct 2010   #12
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11 Oct 2010   #13

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Thank you. I have, in fact, been reading a ton of threads here and it has helped me tremendously to customize and use windows 7. At first I hated it with a passion but once I read some tutorials here, and was able to fix it up the way I like it, I am happy with it. This is now the first place I go to find out what to do when I have a problem-and usually I can find it without having to ask.
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