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Changing Name Of A Hidden Folder


Tivo tech support gave this response to a problem with tivo desktop. I am wondering if there would be additional problems in changing the name of a hidden folder. Following is tivo's answer:got the fix today from tivo !

Had the "tivo desktop cannot find file specified" problem today for the first time since upgrading to windows 7. Great tech support guy at tivo suggested the following. It worked perfectly.

Easy quick fix -

Click start in windows 7, then at the top right click the user name. Then click on the folder called "app data". ( Note - i did not see this folder at first - you have to go to control panel and make sure hidden folders are displayed. )  After clicking on "app data", then click on 'local". Once there, probably towards the end of the folder list you will see a folder
Called virtualstore.

This is the fix - just change the name "virtualstore" to "windows_save".

With the tech guy on the phone, i did the ctrl-al-delete process to kill all tivo related processes, and then restarted the tivo desktop server. (You could do a complete computer restart if this is confusing.


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