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Subject: Re: Flashrenamer settings

Date: Sat, 12 Dec 2009 21:04:38 +0100

Since v 5.1 all settings are stored in the document and settings folder. This is the proper way to store settings in Windows. Although I personally prefer to save settings in the application folder, this will not work with Vista+.

There are some ini-files still left in the application folder, but there are not settings that are written to. There exists in case advanced users would like to modify them manually.

There could be ini-files left for older versions, but FR should automatically detect which ones to use.

I'm not exactly sure of what your problem was. All I can say is that I have has a lot of trouble with the settings because of Vista+, but I think that the current way is working as intended.

// Dan


wulffra wrote:
> Hi Dan,
>
> Come to notice that FR is storing some file in C:\Documents and
> settings\bla\bla\
>
> Actually I had FR installed on F:\ and also after a recent fresh install of
> my pc
> I installed it into that folder, overriding existing stuff.
>
> This went for years.
>
> Now I stumbled accross a small issue: FR did not show up in the context menu
> of Explorer
> (DO in my case).
> Whatever I was doing, it did not help, resetting to default settings, bla
> bla.
>
> Then I noticed that stuff stored on the C: drive, where I had things like
> .ini on my F-drive
> and some other files.
>
> Assume that these settings were likely conflicting.
>
> Anyway, I had to uninstall, reboot, install again.
>
> I donot see a way to have FR relocate the program settings to the program
> folder on F, so
> in future cases it would then import existing settings once detected in the
> same folder.
>
> What do you think?
>
> brgds/Marcel.
>
>
>


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