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Thursday, October 30, 2008

How to retrieve Application Data Folder using C# (.NET)

ApplicationData is the directory that serves as a common repository for application-specific data for the current roaming user. It can be retrieved using

Console.WriteLine("ApplicationData := " + Environment.GetFolderPath( Environment.SpecialFolder.ApplicationData));

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  1. What is the difference between a "roaming" and non-roaming user?

  2. Roaming and Local profiles are to do with being on a Domain and having Roaming profiles. Settings within the Roaming profile will follow the user to any PC they log on to.

  3. How to set to temp folder in Application data

  4. Thanks for this tip!!!