So, apparently Vista does something that is actually kind of smart. If a program tries to put preference files, etc into the "
Program Files" directory, it dumps them elsewhere so that they are still going to be user specific. (This is all hypothesis!) Anyway I was trying to move my scores from WinXP to Vista for "Snoodoku" and this was the solution. http://www.wordofmousegames.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2134
Well, I found it myself, so figured I'd post the solution for future users.
Apparently, Vista merges two directories when a program is trying to store preference files in the Program Files directory. So the file was actually hidden away in
More info from Microsoft.