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The following folders keep showing up:

  1. C:\Default\
  2. C:\NativeImages\

They both have a ton of folders in them witha bunch of html files in each folder. I'm assuming this has something to do with NGEN because of the NativeImages folder. How do I get rid of these folders and keep them from coming back? Or otherwise move them so they get put somewhere else?


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is there no configuration panel for NGEN that allows you to change default locations? – warren Sep 18 '09 at 9:38
Not that I know of. If there is I'd like to know about it. – Max Schmeling Sep 18 '09 at 18:48
The Native Image Cache (where ngen puts its output) is usually located under C:\Windows\Assembly, and you are the only person on the internet to have used the text "C:\NativeImages", so I think it might be something different. Can you give some more details about the contents of these folders? Anything besides the html? What are the names of the subfolders? – Kevin Oct 21 '09 at 15:11

Execute “Fuslogvw.exe” from VS command prompt (Run as Administrator). Click “Settings” Check “Log Disabled” Click “Ok”

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If there's no configurable option as to where those folders live, then I suppose one option would be to have those two folders mounted to specific partitions on a drive.

NTFS partitions can be mounted either at directory points, or as drives :)

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You can also create NTFS junction points to redirect them to different folders within the same partition. These operate much like hard links in a *nix system. Microsoft is kind enough to tell you how to create them here.

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