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Installation folder

The location of GuideGuide’s installation folder depends on your operating system and the Creative Cloud version you are using.

CEP folder names

GuideGuide has stored information in many folders over the years. In the files paths below, you will see a reference to <CEPFOLDER>. Here is a list of the folder names for each Creative Cloud version.

Modern versions (CC 2014, CC 2015, CC 2015.1):
CEP

CC:
CEPServiceManager4

CS6:*
CEPServiceManager3

CS5:*
CEPServiceManager2

* GuideGuide does not support these versions. They are provided as a reference.

OS X

Installation
/Users/<USERNAME>/Library/Application Support/Adobe/<CEPFOLDER>/extensions

Data
/Users/<USERNAME>/Documents/GuideGuide/data.json

The latest versions of OS X hide the Library folder by default. To open it:

  1. Switch to the Finder.
  2. Press and hold down the Option key.
  3. In the menu, click Go > Library

Windows

Installation
C:\Users\<USERNAME>\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\<CEPFOLDER>\extensions

Data
C:\Users\<USERNAME>\Documents\GuideGuide\data.json

In Windows, the AppData folder is hidden by default. To view it, you can either show hidden files or open Explorer and type %appdata%


Older versions of GuideGuide

Older versions of GuideGuide stored data in these locations:

OS X installation
/Library/Application Support/Adobe/<CEPFOLDER>/extensions/

OS X data
/Users/<USERNAME>/Caches/CSXS/cep_cache/VERSION_com.cameronmcefee.guideguide

Windows installation
C:\Users\<USERNAME>\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\<CEP>\extensions
C:\Users\<USERNAME>\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\<CEP>\extensions

Windows data
C:\Users\<USERNAME>\AppData\Local\Temp\cep_cache\VERSION_com.cameronmcefee.guideguide


Danger zone

Deleting the installation folder will remove GuideGuide. It will not delete GuideGuide’s data.

Deleting GuideGuide’s data folder will erase any saved GuideGuide data. It will not remove GuideGuide. GuideGuide will create a new data folder the next time it runs.


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