Windows Vista: Finding the User Settings

For reasons nobody quite understands, Microsoft changed a lot of settings in Vista. Any programmer whose application hard-coded directory settings will soon discover that the application will fail to run well.

Most programming manuals warn about the problems associated with hard-coding file and setting locations in the applications you write. After all, the user could move those items anywhere; and if the locations are hard coded, the application could fail to work as anticipated.

Read this article to find out how to code around the problem in a version-neutral way.

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