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From: <> (by way of Lee Hoffman <>)
Subject: Fw: [TMG] Project Files In My Documents
Date: Thu, 05 Oct 2006 15:33:50 -0400
>on 10/4 DeAnna Burghart wrote:
>>Bummer. Sounds like I'm going to have to discard my vintage DOS mode trees,
>>wherein all genealogy programs go in C:\Genealogy, all games go in C:\Games,
>>etc. That reeks. I absolutely LOATHE digging through my bloated,
>>overwhelming Program Files tree ... /sigh Yet another reason to cling like
>>a barnacle to my increasingly-outdated Win2k Pro. :) Virtualization sounds
>>like a support nightmare.
>The above reminds me (newbie) of the money/books I've accumulated,
>to try to better comprehend and use Windows Explorer (XP) in
>general, and why my Save and other "directions" to Explorer don't
>always produce the expected result. Seems so straightforward.....put
>a folder/file in a destination location. It was interesting to note
>that Ms. Burghart used the word "overwhelming".
>For instance, when first opened, Explorer displays only Desktop/My
>Docs/My Computer and My Net Places. Then it expands to the full
>tree and there 4 levels down (under My Computer) from the initial My
>Docs is another, seemingly content duplicate My Docs. Is this
>just standard computer functional replication or is there some
>less-than-obvious utility involved ?
>I haven't kept a list but W Explorer has other mysterious (to me)
>inconsistencies which seem to overly complicate a good idea.
>If there's someone who would care to expound on this for a paragraph
>or three, I'd read it (with interest). Thanks, Joe Lake.
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