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What file folder is the Google Destkop Cache located?

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I want to migrate my google desktop cache to a new laptop. Where is the cache located?  ANd is this even possible to do?
I am running Windows 8.1.
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by:comfortjeanius
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Try to backup this folder to another location

%userprofile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\
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I found something similar:

%userprofile%\AppData\Local\Google\Google Desktop

The folder there is ca33c54794b5 and is 3.72 GB with 28 files.   This the one I should backup?
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Try backing up the Google Desktop folder, so at this you have all the contents in the folder.
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by:Scott Jackson
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That worked.  Since I already had Google Desktop installed on the new laptop I had to rename the folder to the one that was set on the new laptop.  Everything seems to be working ok.  Thank you.
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No problem glad to be of assistance.

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