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Application Data on Windows

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Junction Points in Vista
http://www.svrops.com/svrops/articles/jpoints.htm
AppData
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc962614.aspx
Application Compatibility: Junction Points and Backup Applications
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb756982.aspx
How To Manage Environment Variables in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310519
Environment Variables
http://www.wilsonmar.com/1envvars.htm
Environment Variables in Windows XP
http://vlaurie.com/computers2/Articles/environment.htm
Environment Variables Windows 2000/XP
http://kennethhunt.com/archives/000933.html

Application Data on Windows
1. Showing
Open the Control Panel. Open Appearence and Personalization. Open Folder Options. Select the General tab. Select Show All Folders. Accept and close.

- or -

hold down ALT and just select Tools > Folder Options
In the General Tab I checked: "Show all foders",
in the View Tab I checked: "Show hidden folders"

2. Location

%appdata%

Windows XP, 2000, 2003
%SystemDrive%:\Documents and Settings\%username%\Application Data

Windows Vista, Windows 7, and the soon to be Windows Server 2008
%SystemDrive%:\users\%username%\appdata\roaming

- or -

%USERPROFILE%\Application Data

Windows XP, 2000, 2003
%SystemDrive%:\Documents and Settings\%username%\Application Data

Windows Vista, Windows 7, and the soon to be Windows Server 2008
%SystemDrive%:\users\%username%\appdata\roaming

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%LOCALAPPDATA% (only Windows Vista, Windows 7, and the soon to be Windows Server 2008 )
%SystemDrive%:\users\%username%\AppData\Local

Windows XP, 2000, 2003
%SystemDrive%:\Documents and Settings\user\Local Settings\Application Data

3. Environment Variables

# Command Line
Set

# GUI

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