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    What is the difference between scanning c:\windows and, under "Special locations," windows folder?

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    I think the only difference is that "Special locations" uses the Windows Registry to look up the location of some folders, so that they'll be found even if they have been installed in a non-standard path (for example if you moved or renamed "My Documents").

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    [quote name='HansV' post='768446' date='31-Mar-2009 10:26']I think the only difference is that "Special locations" uses the Windows Registry to look up the location of some folders, so that they'll be found even if they have been installed in a non-standard path (for example if you moved or renamed "My Documents").[/quote]

    Thank you for your SPEEDY response!

    So, if I scan just the Windows Folder (in Special Locations), would that be enough -- in other words, not scan both?

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    Indeed, there is no need to scan C:\Windows twice - one time (using any of the two methods) is sufficient.

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    [quote name='HansV' post='768449' date='31-Mar-2009 10:38']Indeed, there is no need to scan C:\Windows twice - one time (using any of the two methods) is sufficient.[/quote]

    Many thanks.

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