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I installed MiKTeX 64 bit on Windows 7 (64 bit). The Admin panel show the following directories:

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But the directories that are supposed to be in C:\Users\username\AppData\ do not exist. (It may be the case that in the 64 bit version those directories are not used anymore; but then why are they in the Admin Panel?)

Further, I need to install the Minion Pro files and the related guide instructs to place certain files to certain directories. (For example to C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\MikTeX\2.x\fonts\type1\Adobe\MinionPro\) What am I supposed to do now?)

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    I also have roots listed which actually don't exist. I wouldn't worry about it. If miktex needs it is will create it. For your fonts: Create your own folder (e.g. mytexmf somewhere outside miktex and put the files e.g into mytexmf\fonts\type1\Adobe\MinionPro and then attach mytexmf as new root by clicking on the +. – Ulrike Fischer Jul 5 '18 at 9:40
  • @Ulrike Thanks. I assumed it was essential that those font files were in AppData folders. – blackened Jul 5 '18 at 9:41
  • No, normally files can be in any texmf tree. There only must be in the correct subfolder. – Ulrike Fischer Jul 5 '18 at 9:44
  • Here you can find more details always of the excellent user @UlrikeFischer tex.stackexchange.com/questions/419957/… – Sebastiano Jul 5 '18 at 9:56
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    The AppData folder is invisible by default under windows. You can show hidden files and folders under your files browser settings. Futhermore you can reach this folder by typing %AppData% in the address line of your file browser. – faltfe Jul 5 '18 at 10:06

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