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Windows 7: Accessing the AppData folder

08 Nov 2014   #1

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Accessing the AppData folder

A lot of Windows 7 issues can be fixed by gaining access to the "AppData" folder. This is were messages, settings and lots of other goodies are stored. From the start menu, click "Computer" or "My Computer". Double click the "C" drive (or the main host drive). Double click the "Users" folder. Double click the main user folder (whatever you named your computer during original setup). From the menu bar, select Tools/Folder Options. On the "View" tab, select the radial button for "Show hidden files, folders and drives." This will enable viewing of the "AppData" folder. It will be a paler gray because it is still protected (as it should be), but now you can view it and change your indexed services and many other issues.

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10 Nov 2014   #2


True, much bad stuff lives there but much needed stuff too, if you are not sure ask?
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