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Originally Posted by Tizio
and like many Games apps) saves the preferences to the Documents folder
I went real crazy searching for "Need for Speed Underground 2" as well as "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas" savegames. I had to search the Web to find the locations of these two. :evil: To make matters worse MyDocs as well as AppData are in different physical locations on Win98 and WinXP.

This approach is Ok, for shareware and adware, whose main purpose is to hide. Let's say you decide to remove some apps or games. Then all files in sysdir will remain occupying space and filesys entries.

Applications must keep their directories organized well. Not all ppl see only the start menu and setup.exe.

This is one more example of the assumption that everybody uses WinXP and not Win98, where there were no limited accounts and therefore no problems writing in any dir. And if I am the only user of my XP comp and don't browse xxx,crack,scam sites [which install WhenU, clocksync etc] with MSIE, then there is no purpose to be Limited.
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