Friday, June 26, 2015

Quick reference to Windows 7, 8, 8.1 user profile folders

Single User

User Profile
C:\Users\%UserName%

My Documents
C:\Users\%UserName%\Documents

Desktop
C:\Users\%UserName%\Desktop

Start Menu
C:\Users\%UserName%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs

Application Data
C:\Users\%UserName%\AppData\Roaming

Temp
C:\Users\%UserName%\AppData\Local\Temp

Cookies
C:\Users\%UserName%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Cookies

Local Settings
C:\Users\%UserName%\AppData\Local

NetHood
C:\Users\%UserName%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Network Shortcuts

PrintHood
C:\Users\%UserName%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Printer Shortcuts

Recent
C:\Users\%UserName%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent

SendTo
C:\Users\%UserName%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\SendTo

Templates
C:\Users\%UserName%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates



All users

All Users Desktop
C:\Users\Public\Desktop

All Users Start Menu
C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\

Public data
C:\Users\Public



Applies to
Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows 8.1