Where are the files in my 'user' folder?

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Help and Support' started by bruder, Sep 13, 2009.

  1. bruder

    bruder New Member

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    My windows 7 install is using about 13GB. I want to keep all (as much as possble) my data out of the Windows install partition. If I view the properties on the USER->MY-ACCOUNT folder, the dialog says 2GB. If I navigate into the folder all the subfolders (Contacts, Desktop, Downloads, Favorites, Links, My Documents, My Music, MY Pictyres, My Videos, Saved Games, and Searches) are empty. I can't find any option to view hidden files (like they had in XP). Where is the 2GB of data? Thanks.
     
  2. kemical

    kemical Windows Forum Admin
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    Hi Bruder,
    if you checkout the screenie, you can get to folder options by clicking 'organise', folder and search options and then view. You'll then see the options to show hidden files ect...
     
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    thanks kemical, got it.... somehow i missed that organize option. i like the nicer organization of the 'user data' folder in windows 7.
     

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