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Application Data folder inside Application Data folder

Q: Application Data folder inside Application Data folder

I am running Windows 8 Pro 64-bit. In the hidden folder "All Users" is a folder named "Application Data". Inside it is a folder named "Application Data". Inside that is yet another folder named "Application Data". This nonsense repeats itself to a depth of 16 folders, all named "Application Data". I cannot remove them. Windows tells me that I have to have permission from myself.

Norton 360 finds no risks or suspicious files on my computer.

Has anyone else had this idiotic problem? What causes it? More importantly, how do I get rid of that "All Users" directory tree altogether? I am the only user on my computer, so I don't need templates or anything else like that.

Thank you in advance for your helpful responses.

Richard

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A: Application Data folder inside Application Data folder

Never seen that before!! judging by the lack of response sounds like its a new one!

It does definatly sound virus related in some way.

Malwarebytes in Safemode would find anything there, but wont undo the damaged caused assuming it is a virus of course. The folders would still be there!!

Suppose only way to fully sort that would be a refresh/reset.

Refresh - Maybe
Reset - Defo!

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Ok running windows xp home on a peer to peer network Have done avast antivirus and ad won't & Application open Blah! Data Outlook Folder Gone Data aware scans Blah! Application Data Folder Gone & Outlook Data won't open Friday my computer locked up dang farmville I got impatient and did a hard reboot holding the power button down Quickbooks also was open When it rebooted it did the blue screen Stack rebuild thing Now MS Outlook can t open the data files and Blah! Application Data Folder Gone & Outlook Data won't open the quickbooks data file also appears to have been corrupted An interesting thing - we have the carbonite internet backup service Unfortunately it seems to overwrite and not make any kind of incremental backups so once it s backed up that s the file you can restore I was hoping to try to find a file that had been backed up in the morning instead of right around the time I had the problem Anyway when I browse to look at the user documents and settings folder on the BACKUP it Blah! Application Data Folder Gone & Outlook Data won't open shows the application data and local settings folders as normal On the computer those folders are now MISSING I uploaded a screen shot on our website http www domesticunity com tempfiles html sadly too big to attach Any idea of a simple way to fix this I looked online and Microsoft Outlook stores the data in personal pst - that file also appears to be missing Thanks nbsp

A:Blah! Application Data Folder Gone & Outlook Data won't open

Got it figured out.

Was able to restore a recent backup from the Carbonite service of my quickbooks file and only had to redo one day of entries.

Then did some more looking at Outlook threads on the net and first found out how to unhide hidden folders - the Application Data and Local Settings folders were hidden. Then found a thread about a scanpst.exe utility that repairs outlook data files.

Now it seems I'm back up and running!

Thanks for trying to help! Even tho no one had magic answers yet, I can see people cared and looked at my problems.

We are NOT alone! LOL
 

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I am used to XP in which I can quickly back up my email by copying the Thunderbird folder in the Application Data Folder. I cannot find anything similar in Windows 7 Starter. From what I have read, the Application Data is a junction and not a 'real' folder, however, I am no further ahead. How can I bring up a window in Win 7 that will give me this data?
 

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Hello

just realize is a folder name application data sitind under c/user/my name...

This folder is empty and i can not deleted this folder.

His sommebody could tel me what is this folder and if is good to have it...or how to deleted.

If you know please advise.

Many thanks.

A:application data what is this folder...

I would leave it alone. This explains it's function: Vista's Users Replaces XP's Documents and Settings

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Windows 98 has the following folder:

C:\WINDOWS\Application Data

Where is it in Windows XP ?
Or what is the equivalent folder in XP ?

Please advise.

Regards,
Mark
C:\WINDOWS\Application Data
 

A:WIN 98 V WIN XP: Folder - Application Data

C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data

or "All Users" = your user name
 

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The Application Data folder is inaccessible [it's there, but I can't access it] and all the programs that I use aren't functioning correctly. Take Firefox for example, it won't start up.

Computer Info:
Windows XP SP2
Home Edition
Version 2002
 

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I'm in dire need of hard drive space and I've noticed that the Application Data folder requires a lot of space.

My question is: Can I delete files from that folder or will programs be unable to function properly?

For example, I use Kaspersky Internet Security and that folder is 200MB big. Can I delete it?

Thank you for any response.

A:Application Data Folder

Not a clever idea. There's a reason those files are there, and there's a reason that folder is hidden by default. Have you already emptied out your local cache folders (c:\documents and settings\<username>\local settings\ where the cache folders are called \temp\ and \temporary internet files\)?

Following that, you could check your Add/Remove Programs list in Control Panel, and see if there's anything in there you never use.

Once you've deleted or uninstalled a pile of stuff, empty your Recycle Bin, then boot into Safe Mode and run a DeFrag on your C: drive; that can often free up some space in itself.

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Running WINXP home, SP2
In my Application Data folder I have a folder called "joy 1 the warn" with two files Boldgrimplus, and FourWipe.exe. I also have two FourWipe.exe.pf in my prefetch folder.

I can't delete either, both are apparently in use, but FourWipe is no where in my processes list in the task manager. I just ran live update with Norton and scanned the fourwipe file, it says it's not a virus but I'm not necessarily convinced.

Ideas?
 

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Hi, not sure if you someone has produced a method for resolving this issue? I have several user accounts on my PC, mine is the only one that seems to have this issue. Mine is not an Administrator account, and indeed the admin account does not have this problem. I read somewhere that it could have been caused by changing user permission; if I have caused this :-

1. Can it be undone and if so how?

2. Will it impact computer file searches or backups if not resolved?

I'm not sure how to find out if this has been covered before by yourselves, if so please point me in the right direction for the information.

In anticipation of you help
Many Thanks
Tony
 

A:Application Data folder keeps replicating itself

By far the simplest fix is to use Windows System Restore to roll Windows back to a point in time when your computer was functioning correctly. It allows you to undo system changes without affecting your personal files, such as e-mail, documents, or photos.

Video: Fixing a problem using System Restore​
If that doesn't help, try restoring an earlier system image or backup.
 

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I just did a clean install of my XP Home Edition, but I didn't wipe out all the files. So, there is still the old APPDATA folder left in the old folder under C:\Documents and Settings\xxxuser.xxx\Application Data. That data is taking up gigabyte of precious space. There is now a new Appdata folder in the new install folder. Is it okay to delete the old one?
 

A:Okay to delete old Application Data Folder?

Yes, should be fine if you installed a new version of Windows and obviously not using that user application data anymore.

but I didn't wipe out all the files.Click to expand...

My suggestion to you is to do a full format though, if that data (AppData) is still on your computer, this means there's a lot of other data from the previous OS installation as well that you don't even know about. Not only will it consume disk space, but will make your computer considerably slower as well.
 

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Hello,

I've recently encountered a problem where many of my programs (Microsoft Office programs, iTunes, etc). will not open. When trying to open them Windows Installer pops up and says it cannot create the directory C:DocsandSettings/AllUsers/Application Data. When I found this folder and tried to open it, it said that the folder is corrupt and unreadable. Any suggestions on how to repair this would be greatly appreciated, as I currently cannot open many programs on my computer. Thanks a lot in advance!

Dan

A:Application Data Folder Corrupt

Please try this workaround (you will need your Windows? XP SP2 CD or an integrated SP3 CD if SP3 is installed).

(In the event that you do not have a Windows? XP CD with SP2,(or SP3) you will need to 'borrow' one from a friend or colleague, as the manufacturer's "Recovery Discs" will not work in this instance.)

Insert the Windows? XP CD in your drive. (Hold down the Shift Key to prevent it from starting.)

Go start > Run ...in the box type in sfc /scannow …please take note of the space between the sfc and the /.

This is the System File Checker...it will scan all the Windows? core system files to ensure that they are in their respective correct places, and if not replace them from the CD.

During the scan you may be asked to Insert the CD, if this happens just go retry and let it do its thing.

One important point: While sfc is running, it is not advisable to do any other work, or have any browsers/programs running on the computer, until the scan is complete. (This process will generally take around 45-65 minutes to complete).

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Can i move my user folder off my ssd so application data isnt written there..im particularly worried that certain temp files will be written that will be large from programs like utorrent and various media applications

i got my documents and stuff like that off there but not the application data folder

A:move application data folder?

You can follow this tutorial here on sevenforums : User Profile - Change Default Location[2]=User%20Accounts

I always just move my docs, music, pics, etc to my second hard drive, and under environmental variables point the windows temp folders (there's 4 of them) to a folder I create on my other hard drive..

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A:Application Data Folder = Corrupt

Any tips for folder recovery would be greatly appreciated. Because word is inoperable, I'm in a sore spot. Please help.

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It seems that my Application Data folder has gone missing. When I clicked on Documents and Settings\User (or any other users) the Application Data folder is missing. But if I typed C:\documents and settings\user\application data in the address bar, all the files in the said folder will be shown. Under Folder options, the box "shown hidden files and folders" are checked. How can I get back the folder so that it can be seen when I clicked on User. Thanks.

A:Missing Application Data Folder

This person had the same problem and seems to have fixed ithttp://help.lockergnome.com/Mark

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/125726/missing-application-data-folder/
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Hey, my C:/ Drive has <20MB of space, which is understandable considering it's only a 26gb hard disk. Can anyone explain what I need to do in order to move my Application Data folder to clear up some space? (Appdata is 6gb).

Also, can anyone suggest what else might be eating up the hard disk? I install all my software onto the D:/ Drive so...

A:Moving the Application Data folder

Obviously check your recycle bin is empty, that can take up a fair bit of space. But here are some ways I have found to save space
- check your windows restore points, if you need space you can clear out them, just keep in mind that you wont be able to restore windows if you make a mistake until another restore point is made.
- turn of hibernation mode, windows usually preserves a 500mb chunk for this
- disable east Asian languages if you don't use them, this uses ~200mb of space
- de frag your drive
- windows updates, NET frameworks, and things related often take up a fair bit of space. I disabled updates to save space.

I'm no expert or anything, but those are a few things I have done inthe past to save space with no adverse side effects, but if you do these things, yourtaking the risk ( not that I think there is any, but just to be safe). As for moving the app data folder, wouldn't have a clue sorry.

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I have Windows Vista Home Basic Edition installed.

If you should suddenly find that C:\Program Data\Application Data\Application Data\Application Data... is repeating itself ad nausium, try deleting either the first or the last of the repetitions. (I deleted the last one and they all disappeared.) Then, go to your Recycle Bin and you will find it there with a folder size of zero, which will seem odd, since when it was deleted mine was nearly one gig and I have heard the size of the repetitions sometimes grow as large as 40 gigs.

In any case, restore it. You should find that the repetitions no longer exist and the the folder is back to the size it was originally. The files will show the current date under Date modified and Date created (with several Date modified exceptions). I hope this works for you. I also hope my Application Data folder stays like it is from now on.

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A:Solved: Application data folder not working?

Firstly, I'd edit that last Thumbnail out of here if I were you or you might get some strange calls through Skype. Secondly, I suggest you pop in yout XP CD, then go from Start to Run and type cmd / sfc scannow (including all the spaces) into the box then hit Enter. The System File Checker will run through and identify any missing fioles or folders and recreate themn from your CD.

 

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I could find them on the partition and restore them.
However, the folder "Application Data" which is normall under
Administrator, All Users and GSt (myself) was missing in all three locations.
Don't know how many other folders were lost.
Some Data subdirectories from <Applications Data> were lost.

Promptly ran a Virus Scan with AVG Free and then with Trendmicro Housecall "internet Security 6", which is available on the web. [I use TrendMicro on my other PC.]

There are no viruses, Trojans or Worms, by either scan.

Rebooting and searching for "Application Data" folder came up empty.

What can have happened??
 

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A:Can't drill down to Application Data folder in XP Home

flcajun, That Application Data folder is a hidden folder by default. Go into Folder Options and under the View tab choose Show hidden files and folders, click Apply/OK.

Start>Control Panel>Folder Options

OR

Open Windows Explorer>Tools>Folder Options.

Tufenuf
 

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Hello,

I've recently had a problem when opening many programs such as Microsoft Office, iTunes, etc. When I try to open them Windows Installer appears and there is an error message stating that an error occurred while attempting to create the directory C: DocumentsandSettings/AllUsers/Application Data - then the program fails to open. When I found this Application Data folder and tried to open it there is a message saying it is corrupt and unreadable. Any ideas as how to repair this folder? Any help would be greatly appreciated as I currently cannot open many programs on my computer due to this error. Thanks in advance! btw I have Windows XP Pro
 

A:Solved: Application Data Folder Corrupt

Problem solved, thanks.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-application-data-folder-corrupt.726466/
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Hello!

Anyone know how to stop this:

C:\Users\J\AppData\Local\Application Data\Application Data\Application Data\Application Data\Application Data\Application Data\Application Data\Application Data\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\K130UVXF\mini_30CANJ0PFK.gif

(This is an example file. For some reason, the Application Data folder keeps replicating itself as a subfolder within the directory. And the "thread" is getting longer and eating up GBs. Is there something I can check to fix this?

VR/Lost

A:Stop Application Data folder replicating?

You altered permissions correct? Gave yourself full permissions for everything in your User folder, right?

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A:Accidentally took ownership of Application Data folder

Hello AndyTampa and welcome to the forums

Could you run this command in Command Prompt please and copy the output into your next post?

ICACLS %USERPROFILE%\AppData

Tom

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A:WMIMGMT.exe in Application data folder creating autorun in USB

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A:endless chain of repeats = folder application data

Can you just delete them and see if they come back or not?

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Hello The problem isn't so much that the folder looks empty but that a be other seems folder affecting programs empty/inaccessible, to Application Data few programs that use profiles are no longer working as they should Namely Firefox and OpenOffice Firefox gives me the message quot Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded It may be missing or inaccessible quot This may seem like a Browser problem but when I tried the usual solutions for this kind of problem using command prompt to run the profile manager and creating a new one I got the same error This leads me to Application Data folder seems to be empty/inaccessible, affecting other programs believe that something about the parent folder Application Data is inaccessible I don't remember the OpenOffice error I also uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox two different versions and I'm getting the same error OpenOffice gave me an error upon starting up the computer and Application Data folder seems to be empty/inaccessible, affecting other programs doesn't start I haven't tried many other programs Viewing all Application Data folder seems to be empty/inaccessible, affecting other programs hidden files set via Folder Options doesn't show anything I can however see plenty of folders under Local Settings Application Data including firefox profiles This started last night when Windows requested me to restart for an update I was busy so I set it to postpone by minutes but I restarted manually before the message appeared again The problems started after I logged back in I'm not very good at troubleshooting but I tried Running a virus scan with Avira no problems System Restore which failed Windows Update which gives the error quot Windows cannot find ' null ' Make sure you typed the file name correctly etc quot I didn't type anything to start with Sorry if this is too long or too vague I usually just find what I need already answered but I'm not finding too much that is helpful I'm running Windows XP SP Professional on a year old Dell laptop Let me know if you need more information I'm kind of at a loss Thank you medotexe

A:Application Data folder seems to be empty/inaccessible, affecting other programs

This sounds like your Profile has become corrupted. Go to Start/Run and type control userpasswords and create a new user with admin rights. Log out of the user profile you are in and log in as the new user. Download Firefox and Open Office again. If that works go to C:\Documents and Settings open your old user profile and Copy the My Documents, Favorites, Desktop, and Start Menu folders and Paste them into your new Profile name.

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My understanding is the hidden Application Data folder that stores files and settings for the programs that you use on a daily basis is part of the users personal profile. My Documents, My Music, My Photos, My Videos also are part of the users profile.

When a program is installed, XP's Program Files folder is usually the default install folder, where the new program's sub folder is created. The same sub folder is also created in the hidden Application Data folder.

When you uninstall a program, usually the uninstall file will also remove the programs install folder from the Program Files folder. The install folder in the Application Data folder remains behind.

Now my question. Can the folders from uninstalled programs be deleted from the Application Data folder?

I have plenty of hard drive space, I just hate having folders, files, I do not need.

Thanks

A:[SOLVED] Deleting install folders from XP's Application Data folder.

Of course it can. The folder exists only for the purpose of the application (to store data).

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/solved-deleting-install-folders-from-xps-application-data-folder-236903.html
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I got windows vista home premium 32 bit (Japanese)

I noticed in the User Application Data Local Temp Folder there are a lot of items.
What are they can I delete them?
I did use CCleaner some single entries got deleted while others remain there.

Any help in this regard will be appreciated.

A:Items in User Application Data Local Temp Folder should I delete?

Hi Ari94,

Temporary folder is a directory used to hold temporary files. Many operating systems and some software automatically delete the contents of this directory at boot-up or at regular intervals.

You can delete the files from Temp folder. There would be certain files which may not be deleted, this is happens when the files are in use. Please follow detailed instructions to delete the Temp folder: Temporary Files - Temp Folder

Please revert back for clarification.

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A:Messed up directories. All Users\Application Data\Application Data\repeats.....

In vista.... You will see this. You should not be able to access Documents and Settings. It should say access denied.

Everything is available in Users now.
 

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A:Solved: c:\programdata\application data\application data\ .... keep repeat

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Are you asking about the Application Data or Appdata folder?

If Application Data, this is not a real folder but a junction used to allow interface with legacy programs. No access is necessary since it is pointing to the Appdata folder.

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Code:
http://www.windowsbbs.com/windows-xp/73352-application-data-folder-missing.html
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A:[SOLVED] Again &quot;Missing Application Data folder&quot;

Problem solved:

Start->run->cmd

cd C:\Documents and Settings\
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---------------------------------

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* System:
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Did you make this installation before or after you posted you HJT log on 10/26/07? If you change anything on the computer you will skew the results of the log.

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A:application data

open a folder > Tools > Folder Options > view tab > click on Show Hidden files and folders > OK

Then go to C: > Documents and Settings > open the folder with your username > Note: there are two folders with the name Application Data, one is C:\documents and settings\username\Application Data
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A:Application Data

The Application Data folder is hidden by default. To view the folder, you can type the path directly in Start/Run dialog. Or type in %appdata% in Start, Run.
 

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A:Application data

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Are you attempting to access a hard drive with Windows XP installed on it?

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A:application data

What kind of "stuff"?
 

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A:Application Data

No you can't delete the folder 'Application Data'. If you did there is changes of your user-profile crashes. Also, most of the application or software will not run or executive.
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A:Application Data Gone?

Quote:





Originally Posted by grani4xs


Hello,

I have a couple of problems, this just one of them.

I was having problems with a game, and they showed me how to fix it, but, when I went into Documents and Settings/All Users/Application Data, the application data was not there. I went in search of it (search) and found it there. Should I grab it and put it where it should go? Or is it hid somehow? How do I fix it?
You can try it the it will eather work or not.
The second one is I am getting popups all over the place. I downloaded NoAds, but it isn't working very well. I had a couple of others also, but they weren't any better, so I took them off. Any suggestions there? I have ran adaware, spybot, and clean. I also have spywareguard and spywareblaster installed. (advice from tech in hijack this forum). I need help getting rid of these pests.

Thank you for any and all help you can give me.
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You need to run through the procedure HERE and post your HJT log as directed.

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A:Application Data

Howdy JLMullins...

You will need to take Ownership of the folder, follow these instructions...

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308421
 

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A:Application Data Forever

Greetings likekinds, to TSF.

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A:Why so many Application Data folders

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Id rather not have useless links in my folders.
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To see cookies, click on Start button and in the search box, type "shell:Cookies" without quotes. To see your temporary internet files, type "shell:Cache". To access the temp folder, type "%tmp%".

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What certain program?

More information please

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A:Infinite Application Data

I can understand why no one has replied, because it is a strange problem, but I don't understand why this has gotten so little readership.

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A:'Is application data' essential

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A:All users Application Data

You've set this setting here yet?

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A:Solved: Application data

Its a hidden folder - show hidden in Tools Options View
 

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I did an upgrade from windows XP Pro to Windows Vista. Windows Vista created a windows.old folder, after installation i removed this folder, kinda. It deleted every file except 3 empty folders, which is where my problems is..
Problem: Cannot delete Application Data Folder from a old version of windows (old upgrade) - error message - Item is not longer located in (x location) and verify the items location.

I have full persmission set to the folder, i have the UAC turned off and i still cannot delete this folder.

any ideas on what i can do to remove them empty folders?

Dennis
 

A:Application Data - Need to Delete

Had a similar problem deleting an empty folder in Vista Basic. The Unlocker program mentioned by Kayne worked for me.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/application-data-need-to-delete.772122/
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for both 'all users' and my account I can't access the 'application data' folder?
for both instances my account id shows having 'full control' on the folders, my account id is admin.
are these folders or their content really available under some other path similar to the way 'my videos' and 'my pictures' folders under my documents?
what is with this cat and mouse game anyway? why list/show these folders in windows explorer if they can't be accessed?

A:how to access 'application data'

Bbxrider, the applications data folder is a system point to your userid appdata

Just like documents folder in the all users is a pointer to your my documents folder.

a it confusing to some but to windows it is necessary..

Rich

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Windows Vista Business, 32 bit
New installation; upgraded from XP Pro SP2
Installed XP for 1st time on this computer, & upgraded to Vista, within past 3 hours.

The PC has removable HDDs, which allows me to boot to a different OS [ Vista, XP ].
HDD #1 - Vista Installation, Program Installation
HDD #2 - XP Installation, Program Installation
HDD #3 - data [ My Docs; hopefully "application data" ].

I would like to move "user\application data" to a different HDD within the computer, so that I can share the data with an XP HDD.

If this is possible, how do I do it for Vista?

If this is possible, how do I do it for XP?

Thanks for your help.

RF123
 

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Hello I'm using a combination of the Vista backup to do a complete backup of my OS and applications for emergency restore and another backup tool to handle my data My OS is on C and my data on D and other drives My query is that C will contain application settings data - for example if I write actions in Photoshop they will Application backup data/settings be stored under Application data/settings backup the user application data subdirectory or if I create a DOT template for Word it will be stored under the hidden data directories for Word I want to be sure that I am backing up all of the vital application data settings so that I can either restore just those or in an emergency can restore my full Vista backup done weekly and then restore the application data which I want to backup daily I've searched this set of forums and elsewhere to find something that lists which subdirectory tree s I need to ensure that I have backed up and I guess I'll need to do a registry backup too each day just in case settings are stored there I can't find such a list Does anyone know of a document that details what the vital stuff to backup is Thanks

A:Application data/settings backup

If you need to backup Photoshop, you need to find it's directory (probably under Adobe), and for Word it's probably under Microsoft or Office. Another option is to simply backup the entire AppData folder, that way you can't miss anything.

If you're talking about a large-scale backup for your whole system, you will probably want to backup drivers as well (you only need to back these up once, all the drivers are installed in C:\swsetup, but I prefer just saving the installer files).

I reinstalled my OS multiple times, with my personal data on another drive. What I backed up from my C drive was:

Select folders from AppData (only for programs' settings that I wanted to backup)Fonts that I had collected over time (C:\Windows\Fonts)Themes that I had collected over time (C:\Windows\Resources\Themes)Custom Power Plans (exported/imported through powercfg.exe in command prompt)Start Menu folder, for lots of links I created (AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu - Private Profile, C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu - Public Profile)Certain folders in Program Files of older programs that I run as Administrator for compatibility purposes (programs that need Administrator privileges to save stuff in Program Files)I did not backup the registry in anyway, because the registry changes I made were saved as .reg files. Other registry changes are made while installing programs (which after a clean install will be done anyway)
What you think is vital to backup depends on your system. Generally speaking, since you store your data on another drive, the AppData folder and drivers should be it, but you may have certain things that you want to save.

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A:[SOLVED] Application data transfer

Hello,

Use MozBackup:
How to Back up Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird

Firefox Settings:
Backing up your information | How to | Firefox Help

Thunderbird Settings:
How To Backup Thunderbird Email On Windows 7
Dave

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does anybody know of a free recovery tool that'll help solve my prob? know where i can download? help pls..

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I'm finalizing my move from an old Windows 7 computer to a new 8.1 one. Unfortunately Windows Easy Transfer no longer transfers settings - which worked flawlessly when moving from XP to 7 - only user files. As recommended by Microsoft I used PCMover (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/transfer-your-data),
but the offered edition doesn't allow for choosing which user settings are to be transfered - it chooses by itself and omits a lot (confirmed with a log and with Laplink's customer service).
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is stored? It's not only AppData for sure (cf. here, for example: http://forums.steampowered.com/forums/showthread.php?t=840657).
Thanks in advance,
Antoni.

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A:application data (moved from networking)

Hi does anyone know the answers to my problems the buisness of application data seems complicated, is this a computer error or has it something to do with spyware altering my system until a few weeks ago this was not on my desktop does anyone know.....

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Hi All,

I have about 12 application data folders in my XP PC. I want to free up some memory and delete some of these. Which ones can I delete please?
And the bigger doubt is "why I have these many application data folders?

Below is a list of all the application data folders in my PC:

1. allusers\Application Data
2. Default user\application data
3. myuser\application data
4. myuser\Localsettings\application data
5. Local service\application data
6. local service\local settings\ application data
7. localservice.NT authority\application data
8.localservice.NT Authority\\local settings application data
9. Networkservice\application data
10.networkservice\local settings\application data
11. network service.NT Authority\application data
12. networkservice. NT Authority\local settings\application data

Somebody please help me.

thanks in advance.

A:many 'Application data ' folders mayhem

you want to delete System folders ? ? ?

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Can application data, such as the personal folders in Outlook be put in a library? I do not see in the file structure something like "C;/User/Appdata/Outlook" Or am I missing the library concept?

A:Application Data in Library Question

Hi there

Ghat you can do is download file pfbackup.exe from the office download section (note Office checks genuine validation before download). This creates an extra function in the Outlook file menu when you are displaying the Inbox : ==> BACKUP.

This program makes it easy to backup / archive Outlook email folder.

In outlook you can then use this to save / re-open your outlook folders .

For example save in D:\email_backup.pst

Now THIS file can be added to your library.

cheers
jimbo

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My problem is: the "Application Data Folder(s)" are not appearing (hidden) in win explorer under documents & settings, user and all users. I can access them only thru doing a search files and folders routine. In the view file options I have checked "show hidden files", unchecked "hide file ext. of certain file types", and unchecked "hide protected system files. All to no avail. I have two home computers networked but open with no password reqm't or administrator designation. Could the folders be hidden by default because of network?
 

A:APPLICATION DATA FOLDERS hidden

Problem fixed. Pulled up the folders in search filed and folders, under properties the hidden file was checked them. They now appear as they should
 

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A:Corrupted Application Data File

AFAIK:

DocumentsandSettings is the wrong format - it is Documents and Settings.

\DocumentsandSettings/AllUsers/Application Data is thwe wrong format - it is \Documents and Settings\AllUsers\Application Data

'I did run "Chkdsk /f", yet the computer says that it cannot lock the current drive.'

An in-service drive cannot be checked - usually is asks if you would like to do this at the next boot. Did it?

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A:Combining folders in Application Data

What would be the advantage to doing this?

If these files are under different account names, they can't be moved and still function.
 

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A:Finding application transfering data

Did the Task manager show anything?

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A:application data location? did i messed it up?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by BLooDSaCHoK


Im really unsure. I think i messed it.
Please help me.
(C: )Documents and Settings>All Users>

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If you are asking if application data is replacing documents and settings. it is. Your setup looks correct
Ken J

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A:Trojan(?) has hidden Application Data...Help!

I'm sure I have had a virus on this computer; when I right click on the C drive under my computer, instead of having options for Open, I have meaningless letters/characters.
 

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A:What best application to get lost data back

I recommend using Recuva.

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A:Application Data Access Denied?

Hi,

In my case I have only this folder marked as hide C:\Users\%username%\AppData
Make sure that you have administrative privileges.

HTH,

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A:Application Data\Tocu\opaxu.exe Infection or Not??

You should not run ComboFix without the proper guidance.

Please download DDS by sUBs to your desktop from one of the following locations:

http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/sUBs/dds.scr
http://www.forospyware.com/sUBs/dds

Double-click the DDS.scr to run the tool.

When DDS has finished scanning, it will open two logs named as follows:

DDS.txt
Attach.txt

Save them both to your desktop. Copy and paste the contents of the DDS.txt and Attach.txt files in your reply please.
Please download GMER from: http://gmer.net/index.php

Click on the "Download EXE" button and save the randomly named .exe file to your desktop.

Note: You must uninstall any CD Emulation programs that you have before running GMER as they can cause conflicts and give false results.

Double click the GMER .exe file on your desktop to run the tool and it will automatically do a quick scan.

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IAT/EAT
Any drive letter other than the primary system drive (which is generally C).

Click the Scan button and when the scan is finished, click Save and save the log in Notepad with the name ark.txt to your desktop.

Note: It's important that all other windows be closed and that you don't touch the mouse or do anything with the computer during the scan as it may cause it to freeze. You should disable your screen saver as if it comes on it may cause the program to freeze.

Open the ark.txt file and copy and paste the contents of the log here please.
 

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Hi,

In the last day or so the folders in the Application Data are been deleted repeatitly. I discovered this when I kept getting asked to import bookmarks into Firefox and soon realised that the Mozilla folder was being deleted in Application Data, along with all the other folders.
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I'm not sure why this has happened, about 2 days ago I was almost out of disk space and so I started uninstalling some software and did a registry clean which may be the problem?

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,
Brian

A:Application Data folders deleted repeatitly

We advice against registry cleaners here at TSF, there's no way they know about all registry keys used by all the existing programs so they'll make wild guesses as to what needs to remain and what needs to go and in the end they can cause more harm than good. Cleaning the registry won't help with disk space and won't increase the system's reactiveness noticeably anyway.

Have you tried to uninstall and reinstall firefox ?

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C:\windows\

The following folders does not exist or I cant locate inside of c:\windows: "application data\microsoft\templates"

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A:C:\windows\application data\microsoft\templates

I would try: C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Application Data\Microsoft\Templates
moper
 

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Looks weird to me. I am the only user account on the computer.

Thanks,

Reid

A:Normal: Multiple Application Data foldes

No that is not normal. Did you try to delete the second AppData down?

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A:local application accessing remote data file

Buy a really fast link. There is a lot of difference between a remote console view of the computer and actually accessing the DB remotely.
 

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We lost power to our computer one day last week and it hasn t worked properly since Ad-aware would not a program..... data application Error opening when writing open so I tried uninstalling and reinstalling Somewhere during the installation process it freezes up and I get an error message saying it needs to close When I try to open already installed programs I get an set up error that Error writing application data when opening a program..... says error writing application data I tried uninstalling and reinstalling those programs also with the same result Here is my hijack this log if that helps at all Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v Scan saved at AM on Platform Windows XP SP WinNT MSIE Internet Explorer v Boot mode Normal Running processes C WINDOWS System smss exe C WINDOWS system winlogon exe C WINDOWS system services exe C WINDOWS system lsass exe C WINDOWS system svchost exe C WINDOWS System svchost exe Error writing application data when opening a program..... C WINDOWS system spoolsv exe C WINDOWS System svchost exe C WINDOWS System svchost exe C WINDOWS system wscntfy exe C WINDOWS Explorer EXE C Program Files Common Files Real Update OB realsched exe C WINDOWS system ctfmon exe C Program Files Windows Media Player WMPNSCFG exe C Program Files Spybot - Search amp Error writing application data when opening a program..... Destroy TeaTimer exe C Program Files Microsoft SQL Server Tools Binn sqlmangr exe C Program Files Internet Explorer iexplore exe C Program Files Outlook Express msimn exe C Program Files Mozilla Firefox firefox exe C Program Files Teaching Textbooks Math Math exe C Documents and Settings Stephanie Desktop HiJackThis exe R - HKLM Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Default Page URL http go microsoft com fwlink LinkId R - HKLM Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Default Search URL http go microsoft com fwlink LinkId R - HKLM Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Search Page http go microsoft com fwlink LinkId R - HKLM Software Microsoft Internet Explorer Main Start Page http go microsoft com fwlink LinkId O - BHO no name - D -C F - efb- B - ECA - no file O - BHO AcroIEHelperStub - DF C-E AD- -A -FA C EBDC - C Program Files Common Files Adobe Acrobat ActiveX AcroIEHelperShim dll O - BHO WormRadar com IESiteBlocker NavFilter - CA F - F E- B -A E- E E C C - C Program Files AVG AVG avgssie dll file missing O - BHO Spybot-S amp D IE Protection - - F - D - - D F - C PROGRA SPYBOT SDHelper dll O - BHO SSVHelper Class - BB-D F - C-B EB-D DAF D D - C Program Files Java jre bin ssv dll O - HKLM Run SunJavaUpdateSched quot C Program Files Java jre bin jusched exe quot O - HKLM Run TkBellExe quot C Program Files Common Files Real Update OB realsched exe quot -osboot O - HKLM Run QuickTime Task quot C Program Files QuickTime qttask exe quot -atboottime O - HKLM Run iTunesHelper quot C Program Files iTunes iTunesHelper exe quot O - HKLM Run Adobe Reader Speed Launcher quot C Program Files Adobe Reader Reader Reader sl exe quot O - HKCU Run ctfmon exe C WINDOWS system ctfmon exe O - HKCU Run MySpaceIM C Program Files MySpace IM MySpaceIM exe O - HKCU Run AdobeUpdater C Program Files Common Files Adobe Updater AdobeUpdater exe O - HKCU Run WMPNSCFG C Program Files Windows Media Player WMPNSCFG exe O - HKCU Run SpybotSD TeaTimer C Program Files Spybot - Search amp Destroy TeaTimer exe O - HKUS S- - - Run MySpaceIM C Program Files MySpace IM MySpaceIM exe User SYSTEM O - HKUS DEFAULT Run MySpaceIM C Program Files MySpace IM MySpaceIM exe User Default user O - Global Startup Service Manager lnk C Program Files Microsoft SQL Server Tools Binn sqlmangr exe O - Extra button no name - B E C - FCB- CF-AAA - C - C Program Files Java jre bin ssv dll O - Extra Tools menuitem Sun Java Console - B E C - FCB- CF-AAA - C - C Program Files Java jre bin ssv dll O - Extra button no name - DFB A - F - C -A - CAB FD A - C PROGRA SPYBOT SDHelper dll O - Extra Tools menuitem Spybot - Search amp Destroy Configuration - DF... Read more

A:Error writing application data when opening a program.....

I ran combo fix and it seems to be working now.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/error-writing-application-data-when-opening-a-program.772587/
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I recently had a crash that left my computer useless. Thankfully, I had a backup computer and had recently backed up my
C:\Documents and Settings\MyName\Application Data\Thunderbird\Profiles
folder up on a flash drive. Actually, I dragged a copy of the entire Application Data folder to the same location on the new HD (both computers running XP) where it immediately disappeared. A search reveals no folder called Application Data anywhere on the the computer. Despite this, Thunderbird (on the new computer) has all my mail going back a couple of years, which means that the old Application Data is definitely stored somewhere on the HD. So, how do I now back up my data/email if I cannot find this folder?
Running Win 5.1 SP 3. I think the old computer was running the same version of XP, but there is no way to check.