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  1.    22 Mar 2017 #11
    Join Date : Mar 2017
    Posts : 26
    windows 10 Pro

    mine shows, links to 'All Users' and 'Default Users' (with the little arrow pointing up and left) in addtion to Default, my local user, and Public.

    Checked the properties on All Users and the shortcut points to C:\ProgramData which seems odd.
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  2.    23 Mar 2017 #12
    Join Date : Mar 2016
    Posts : 213
    win 10 home
    Thread Starter

    A digression! Of course I am saving my data to an external drive. I know that generally one can't deal with saving and restoring applications in the same way, if an existing computer has troubles. Does same apply with a new computer like now?
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  3.    23 Mar 2017 #13
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 877
    Windows 10 Home

    Yes, unlike data, like pictures or music, programs need to be reinstalled to write registry associations. I like to keep all installed program exe's and keys in a folder on ext backup, just in case.
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