In what location is “All Users” needed under Vista?

Discussion in 'Recovery & Backup' started by CarlosWA79, Nov 11, 2011.

  1. CarlosWA79

    CarlosWA79

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    I erroneously overwrote my C:\Users folder. I had a backup of the folder but Vista will not allow me to create an All Users sub-folder in the Users folder or copy the one from my backup.

    I noticed that there is an All Users sub-folders in C:\Users\Default with similar data to the one in my backup file. Also I noticed that C:\PrgramData has similar content to the one in my backup file.

    I have not tested all my programs but so far I noticed that I have lost application data for a few applications (such as list of recovery media for a backup software) and I will have to reinstall another one.

    In view of this, do I need to recreate C:\Users\All Users?

    Txs, Carlos
     
    CarlosWA79, Nov 11, 2011
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