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help me %APPDATA% and "userappdata" problems


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#1 darkoden2012

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Posted 26 March 2010 - 01:30 AM

i cant figure out whats wrong

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Posted 26 March 2010 - 02:04 AM

Here:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders


HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Shell Folders

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\User Shell Folders

Check those keys.

Use caution when editing the registry.

Edit: Ref: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/235438/failed-to-expand-shell-folder-constant-userappdata/ - AA

Edited by Andrew, 26 March 2010 - 02:45 AM.


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Posted 26 March 2010 - 09:33 AM

Hello << important>>

First you MUST BACK UP the registry. This step involves making changes in the registry. Always back up your registry before making any changes.

Go to Start Run and type: regedit
Click OK.
On the left side, click to highlight My Computer at the top.
Go up to File Export
Make sure in that window there is a tick next to "All" under Export Branch.
Leave the "Save As Type" as "Registration Files".
Under "Filename" put RegBackup.
Choose to save it to C:\
Click save and then go to File Exit.

Or you can download and use ERUNT which is an excellent free tool that allows you to to take a snapshot (backup) of your registry before making changes and restore it when needed.
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Posted 26 March 2010 - 12:21 PM

k sounds good thank u for giving me the advice ill try that and see what i can get. but last night i went through the motions and checked my registry and every was ok looking but i dont know what im lookin for that i need to change, im not to savvy with some of the computer terms kinda need it described better. but thank u so much for ue reply




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