I 've had my headset for about two months. The first problem was needing to go to Vive to download the software/drivers. All I wanted were the drivers but I got all the rest also.
I did end up reinstalling several times but I never had to go to the folder you mention. I did use Programs and Features to uninstall all the HTC Vive software before I tried to reinstall.
Right now the headset works well, when it works, but I am having a situation of the headset not getting the video signal unless I unplug and re-plug the USB cable, every time I start it up. The Vive Pro, which I used