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From: Alfred Eller <>
Subject: Re: [RMagic] Location of ROOTSMAGIC.INI (Was: Reports)
Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2007 17:25:22 -0500
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You have probably logged on as those other users at one time or another.

I think you can log on as "Administrator", set the RootsMagic options
one way.
Then log on as "George" and set them another way.
And probably even another way as the "Default User."

The short one in "ALL Users" holds your registration key somehow. If
you delete that one, you are back to the demo version of RootsMagic.

I don't know about the one at:

d) C:\Documents and Settings\Application Data\RootsMagic

I don't have any application data folder directly within the Documents
and settings folder.

It is the way the Windows is warped.

Alfred D. Eller

George W. Durman wrote:
> Just a couple of comments and a couple of questions.
> 1) No one has mentioned (that I have seen) where the Rootsmagic.ini
> file is located. I had to search my harddrive to find it. It was in:
> C:\Documents and Settings\George\Application Data\RootsMagic
> (at least the "good" one was there, 2762 bytes).
> 2) There are 4 other copies of Rootsmagic.ini on my computer, and they
> seem to be incomplete copies (only 88 bytes):
> a) C:\Documents and Settings\Default Users\Application Data\RootsMagic
> b) C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\RootsMagic
> c) C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Application Data\RootsMagic
> d) C:\Documents and Settings\Application Data\RootsMagic
> 2) WHY does Rootsmagic put the "good" copy in 1) above, instead of
> in the Rootsmagic folder? The reason I'm asking is that most
> programs/utilities
> do put their .INI files in the same folder/directory as the actual program.
> 3) WHY does the program put the .INI file in so many different places?
> Regards,
> Sarge

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