How is the virtualStore beeing deleted on Vista?
jim at visitrieve.com
Sun Feb 15 16:41:14 CST 2009
> Sorry, another Vista issue,
> as having told in my other thread, Vista virtualises my Ini file for
> Now, when I deinstall my app, it takes all files off, beside the
> files in the other user profile.
> Is this standard? Any chance to prevent this behaviour, beside
> switching off
> the UAC :-) or do the virtualised files have to stay on the system to
> end of the days or be there, when my app is being reinstalled with
> paremeters and nobody knows, where the heck theses old parameters come
> I hate Vista!
> Thanks for any experience with this topic
To the best of my knowledge, Vista virtualizes files by copying them but
does not manage or delete these virtualized files when the originals are
deleted. You have to manage this yourself, or as I've suggested, avoid doing
anything that causes virtualized files in the first place.
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