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Uninstalling - found windowsfilter folder has symlinks to user folders and apps


(Dockerxo) #1

For some reason the files in the windowsfilter folder are linked to the Documents and Settings\Admin… folder and all other users. Removing the file will also remove unrelated files and cause an OS issue.
Anyone else seen this?

Directory of C:\ProgramData\Docker\windowsfilter\0816e4df9ef6ea72b240a03e4df92f4204fb103dbff7122e70ee97637984b2dc\Files\Documents and Settings\Administrator

01/31/2018 11:50 PM Application Data [C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Roaming]
01/31/2018 11:50 PM Cookies [C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\INetCookies]
01/31/2018 11:50 PM Local Settings [C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local]
01/31/2018 11:50 PM My Documents [C:\Users\Administrator\Documents]
01/31/2018 11:50 PM NetHood [C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Network Shortcuts]
01/31/2018 11:50 PM PrintHood [C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Printer Shortcuts]
01/31/2018 11:50 PM Recent [C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent]
01/31/2018 11:50 PM SendTo [C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\SendTo]
01/31/2018 11:50 PM Start Menu [C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu]
01/31/2018 11:50 PM Templates [C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates]


(Richardgavel) #2

If you want to clear out that folder, use https://github.com/jhowardmsft/docker-ci-zap. And to any concern about the symlinks, see here which discusses the tool: https://github.com/moby/moby/issues/26873#issuecomment-264350017