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AppData

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders

Data type

Range

Default value

REG_EXPAND_SZ

Path

%USERPROFILE%\Application Data

Description

Stores the path to a folder containing user-specific files that applications install.

For example, Microsoft Word can install a custom dictionary in the location specified by the value of this entry. You can enter any valid Universal Naming Convention (UNC) name or mapped drive in the value of this entry.

Note

The %USERPROFILE% variable represents the path to the user's profile folder. The default is Systemroot \Documents and Settings\ username .

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