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How can I change the location of the C:\ProgramData folder?

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How would I change the location of the hidden C:\ProgramData folder?

I'm using Windows 7 RC.

Thanks,

Washy
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Windows Automated Installation Kit (AIK)
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=c7d4bc6d-15f3-4284-9123-679830d629f2
This can be used DURING install to change fiolder locations.... Not sure about 7, but it is supported on all flavors of Vista...
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I did a fair bit of research and came up with the Directory Junction switch used by MKLINK as a perfect solution. Similar to a *nix folder hardlink. Works great but is only compatible with Vista/Win7.
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