Fix for inability to read settings from App Data on Windows 7/10

Hey all,

We’ve gotten some requests recently about RV’s inability to read settings from AppData, given the following error:

ERROR: RvSettings was unable to read settings for: 'C:/Users/$USER/Application Data/TweakSoftware/RV.ini' err: 1\r\n

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This seems to be an issue on Windows where the problem is that Windows tries to maintain legacy compatibility between Application Data and AppData by using junctions. These junction points sometimes get corrupted between Windows 7 and Windows 10. You’ll need to either recreate specific junctions:

EXAMPLE ONLY
mkLink /j “Application Data” C:\users$USER\AppData\Roaming

Or go hardcode and relink all the junction points through this script:

Hope this helps!

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