the folder is hidden. go to control pannal open folder options control tab to view tab to the list and press s for "show hidden files and folders " then space bar to check alt a to apply tab to ok an enter ----- Original Message ----- From: Kerri To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Sent: Saturday, November 28, 2009 10:47 AM Subject: finding the application data anf fs folder Hello all. I've just joined so please bear with me. I recently had my xp box formatted and ever since then, I cannot find my application data and thus my freedom scientific folder and settings enu, it just isn't here. What can I try to do to look for it? Thanks and take care.