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Old 04-15-2013, 02:47 AM
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Originally Posted by stefanv View Post
They're probably not gone. MotoCalc 8.08 stores these in the folder C:\Users\YourUserName\Application Data\MotoCalc 8, whereas older versions stored them in C:\Program Files\MotoCalc8, which Windows Vista and newer mapped to C:\Users\YourUserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files\MotoCalc 8 behind your (and my) back.

If you copy all the files from that third location to the first one (while MotoCalc is not running), you should find that everything is back. This is supposed to happen automatically when installing the update, but we have had a few reports where this did not happen.
Some interesting info on the application data directory.

Again, note that USERS\ \ \"appdata" and USERS \ \ \ "application data" are two different directories.

Take a look:
Volume in drive C is COMPAQ
Volume Serial Number is 78D3-4A77

Directory of C:\Users\Dennis

03/03/2010 06:08 PM <JUNCTION> Application Data [C:\Users\Dennis\AppData\Roaming]
03/03/2010 06:08 PM <JUNCTION> Cookies [C:\Users\Dennis\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\ Cookies]
03/03/2010 06:08 PM <JUNCTION> Local Settings [C:\Users\Dennis\AppData\Local]
03/03/2010 06:08 PM <JUNCTION> My Documents [C:\Users\Dennis\Documents]
03/03/2010 06:08 PM <JUNCTION> NetHood [C:\Users\Dennis\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\ Network Shortcuts]
03/03/2010 06:08 PM <JUNCTION> PrintHood [C:\Users\Dennis\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\ Printer Shortcuts]
03/03/2010 06:08 PM <JUNCTION> Recent [C:\Users\Dennis\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\ Recent]
03/03/2010 06:08 PM <JUNCTION> SendTo [C:\Users\Dennis\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\ SendTo]
03/03/2010 06:08 PM <JUNCTION> Start Menu [C:\Users\Dennis\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\ Start Menu]
03/03/2010 06:08 PM <JUNCTION> Templates [C:\Users\Dennis\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\ Templates]
0 File(s) 0 bytes

Directory of C:\Users\Dennis\AppData\Local

03/03/2010 06:08 PM <JUNCTION> Application Data [C:\Users\Dennis\AppData\Local]
03/03/2010 06:08 PM <JUNCTION> History [C:\Users\Dennis\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Hi story]
03/03/2010 06:08 PM <JUNCTION> Temporary Internet Files [C:\Users\Dennis\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Te mporary Internet Files]
0 File(s) 0 bytes

Directory of C:\Users\Dennis\Documents

03/03/2010 06:08 PM <JUNCTION> My Music [C:\Users\Dennis\Music]
03/03/2010 06:08 PM <JUNCTION> My Pictures [C:\Users\Dennis\Pictures]
03/03/2010 06:08 PM <JUNCTION> My Videos [C:\Users\Dennis\Videos]
0 File(s) 0 bytes

Total Files Listed:
0 File(s) 0 bytes
16 Dir(s) 131,561,472,000 bytes free

This info was derived by going to THE windows users directory, then going to Windows "cmd" and typeing in:


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