1.    03 Jan 2016 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 19
    Windows 10 PRO

    remove folder that is not showing

    everytime i install something the program will ask where to install to an existing folder this is part of installshield. i see a folder named «????:????» well there is no folder named this on the C drive. I can not locate where it is. I have tried the registry and a search but nothing.
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  2.    04 Jan 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 11,129
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    Hi, it sounds like the default installation path is corrupted.
    Noted you're referring to Win 7: this forum is for Win 10...

    You can check by opening a command prompt and typing/cut & paste
    echo %ProgramFiles%

    This may be like the string you quote.

    Go here
    I have (mine's a 64 bit OS)
    ProgramFilesDir = C:\Program Files (x86)
    ProgramFilesDir (x86) = ProgramFilesDir (x86)
    ProgramFilesPath = %ProgramFiles%
    ProgramW6432Dir = C:\Program Files

    and amend as necessary.
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