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Windows 7: Help With File Paths

09 Dec 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Help With File Paths

Hello, I know (am pretty sure >.<) that there is a way to do this.

I am trying to set a file path for a folder, but I need the folder to go to the current username, instead of my username. For example..

C:\Users\Matt\Documents\ - Is my current path

I want it to be C:\Users\*THEIR USER NAME*\Documents\

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09 Dec 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise

Hello Anyok,

You can use the path below for a universal profile path instead.

%USERPROFILE%\My Documents

Hope this helps,
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09 Dec 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Found the answer to my own question


Thanks anyways! =-]
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09 Dec 2010   #4
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise

No problem mate.

There's no need to have C:\Users\%username% in the path though. Doing so will limit it.
%USERPROFILE% will be the same as that, but will open it no matter where the user profile is located.
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