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    Keeping C:\ and below clean from games

    Just finished cleaning up AppData and C:\ from strangeness's placed there from installing free games.
    This set me to thinking. Could I somehow create a link that would put all such stuff on a thumb drive and not on C:\Users\<myadmin>\AppData\etc. and thus avoid some of what looked to be reporting back info and generally bothersome directories/files. Thus keeping C:\... clean and allowing me to erase/reformat a thumb drive. Ideas?
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    Unless there is a custom install option I don't think there is any way to do what you wish. Even then the installer may still just put some files where it wishes instead of where you think they should go.

    Joe

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    Right after the great advice of:
    -- not spitting into the wind
    -- not stepping on Superman's cape
    comes this:
    -- do not meddle with Windows internal AppData
    [unless you're RetiredGeek, Berton, Coochin, etc.]
    "Take care of thy backups and thy restores shall take care of thee." Ben Franklin revisited.
    http://collegecafe.fr.yuku.com/forum...-Technologies/

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    Yea JoeP517, my thinking too but had to ask as Win 8.1 seems so cobbled together in the OS.
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