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Where are user profiles saved in Windows 2000 and XP?
2000 and XP user profiles are saved in the Documents and Settings folder (%systemdrive%\Documents and Settings\).
What version(s) of Windows use WINNT?
Windows 2000
Where are the user profiles for Vista and 7 stored?
For Vista/7 user profiles are stored in the %systemdrive%\Users\ folder or C:\Users
Where are applications installed?
Applications for all versions are installed in the Program files directory. For 64 bit pcs 32 bit programs are installed in the Program Files (x86) folder.
Where are Windows system files installed in Windows 2000?
Windows system files are installed into the WINNT directory for Windows 2000.
Where are the system files installed in Windows XP and Vista/7?
On Windows XP and Vista system files are installed into the Windows directory.
Where is the default directory for user files in Vista/7?
Windows Vista and Windows 7 use C:\Users\username as the default directory for user files.
Where is the default user directory in Windows 2000 and XP?
Windows 2000 and XP use C:\Documents and Settings\username as the default directory for user files.
What is the variable for the user profiles in Windows 2000 and XP?
On Windows XP and 2000 user profiles are stored in the %systemdrive%\Documents and Settings\ directory, with each user profile saved in a subdirectory in that folder.
What does %systemdrive% identify?
The %systemdrive% variable identifies the drive where Windows is installed (by default the C:\ drive).
What variable are user profiles stored in Vista/7?
On Windows Vista or 7, user profiles are stored in the %systemdrive%\Users\ folder.
As you manage Windows, you should be aware of the default location for various system files.
File type Variable Windows 2000 Windows XP Windows Vista/Windows 7 System files %systemroot% %windir% C:\Winnt C:\Windows   Fonts n/a C:\Winnt\Fonts C:\Windows\Fonts   Program files %programfiles% C:\Program Files   C:\Program Files C:\Program Files (x86) on 64-bit systems only User files (user profiles) %userprofile% C:\Documents and Settings\username   C:\Users\username Temporary files (per user) %temp% %tmp% C:\Documents and Settings\username\Local Settings\Temp   C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Temp
In addition to the variables listed in the table above, the %systemdrive% variable identifies the drive letter where Windows is installed.
What does %systemroot% identify?
The %systemroot% variable identifies the drive and directory where Windows is installed, by default C:\Windows for Windows XP and later.
File type Variable Windows 2000 System files %systemroot% %windir% C:\Winnt Fonts n/a C:\Winnt\Fonts Program files %programfiles% C:\Program Files User files (user profiles) %userprofile% C:\Documents and Settings\username Temporary files (per user) %temp% %tmp% C:\Documents and Settings\username\Local Settings\Temp
In addition to the variables listed in the table above, the %systemdrive% variable identifies the drive letter where Windows is installed.
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