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11-26-2007 @ 10:15PM
The reason why it hides there in Vista is that WoW writes to the Program Files directory, despite this being bad Windows programming for about 10 years now. The reason is that Program Files is where your programs are supposed to go, and there's a distinct area where your user settings are supposed to go - the AppData folder Vista redirects to. The idea then is that multiple users should be able to configure their WoW install or whatever however they want, with whatever settings and customisations they feel necessary. While Vista has its share of problems, there's plenty of short-sighted design from application manufacturers that contributes to the problem. (Apparently games companies are the worst at this, as they honestly don't care if it works in the future so long as it works on what was the top-of-the-line system when the game came out.)
11-27-2007 @ 6:24AM
And all this can be fixed by simply installing the game in a folder called "Games". It's really no reason to install it in the Program folder, users just need to use some brain.Oh, and Vista is really good.
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