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stardust
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ProgramData not listed

Post by stardust » Fri Jul 28, 2017 11:00 am

If I use the "Add folder and/or file mask" function, C:\ProgramData is not shown. I think it used to be, since I have a bunch of folders under that in existing lists. I've updated RWC a couple times since adding those.

I am running RWC as Administrator.

Currently using 11.8 Build 2179 under Win10 Pro x64.

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Re: ProgramData not listed

Post by Alt » Fri Aug 25, 2017 1:59 pm

Sorry for the long delay with the answer.
Do you have the "View -> Hidden items" enabled in Windows explorer?

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Re: ProgramData not listed

Post by stardust » Fri Aug 25, 2017 2:29 pm

Thanks for the reply.

No, I had that disabled, so I didn't have to look at desktop.ini and other nonsense all over the place. I guess I can toggle that setting as needed.

I also found I can add relevant folders using the shell extension. (However, I think I found a bug whereby the folder is sometimes not added if RW&C is already running; not sure.)

I didn't realize that setting would affect RW&C.

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Re: ProgramData not listed

Post by Alt » Fri Aug 25, 2017 3:10 pm

stardust wrote:
I didn't realize that setting would affect RW&C.
It affects the way Windows shows its file structure to the programs.

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