CSIDL Folder Locations

CSIDL (constant special item ID list)

Windows Vista / Windows 7

csidl_profile C:\Users\<user>
csidl_desktop C:\Users\<user>\Desktop
csidl_programs C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs
csidl_personal C:\Users\<user>\Documents
csidl_favorites C:\Users\<user>\Favorites
csidl_startup C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
csidl_recent C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent
csidl_sendto C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\SendTo
csidl_startmenu C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu
csidl_desktopdirectory C:\Users\<user>\Desktop
csidl_nethood C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Network Shortcuts
csidl_templates C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates
csidl_appdata C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming
csidl_printhood C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Printer Shortcuts
csidl_localappdata C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Local
csidl_commonfavorites C:\Users\<user>\Favorites
csidl_internetcache C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files
csidl_cookies C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Cookies
csidl_history C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\History
csidl_mypictures C:\Users\<user>\Pictures
csidl_admintools C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Administrative Tools

csidl_altstartup C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
csidl_commonaltstartup C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
csidl_programfilesx86 C:\Program Files
csidl_programfilescommonx86 C:\Program Files\Common Files

csidl_controls
csidl_printers
csidl_bitbucket
csidl_drives
csidl_network
csidl_connections

csidl_windows C:\Windows
csidl_system C:\Windows\System32
csidl_programfiles C:\Program Files
csidl_systemx86 C:\Windows\System32
csidl_programfilescommon C:\Program Files\Common Files
csidl_fonts C:\Windows\Fonts

csidl_commonappdata C:\ProgramData
csidl_commonstartmenu C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu
csidl_commonprograms C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs
csidl_commonstartup C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
csidl_commondesktopdirectory C:\Users\Public\Desktop
csidl_commontemplates C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Templates
csidl_commonadmintools C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Administrative Tools
csidl_commondocuments C:\Users\Public\Documents

Windows XP

csidl_profile C:\Documents and Settings\<user>
csidl_desktop C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Desktop
csidl_programs C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Start Menu\Programs
csidl_personal C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\My Documents
csidl_favorites C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Favorites
csidl_startup C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
csidl_recent C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Recent
csidl_sendto C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\SendTo
csidl_startmenu C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Start Menu
csidl_desktopdirectory C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Desktop
csidl_nethood C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\NetHood
csidl_templates C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Templates
csidl_appdata C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Application Data
csidl_printhood C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\PrintHood
csidl_localappdata C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Local Settings\Application Data
csidl_internetcache C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files
csidl_cookies C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Cookies
csidl_history C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Local Settings\History
csidl_mypictures C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\My Documents\My Pictures
csidl_admintools C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Start Menu\Programs\Administrative Tools

csidl_altstartup 
csidl_commonaltstartup 
csidl_programfilesx86 
csidl_programfilescommonx86 

csidl_controls 
csidl_printers 
csidl_bitbucket 
csidl_drives 
csidl_network 
csidl_connections 

csidl_windows C:\WINDOWS
csidl_system C:\WINDOWS\system32
csidl_programfiles C:\Program Files
csidl_systemx86 C:\WINDOWS\system32
csidl_programfilescommon C:\Program Files\Common Files
csidl_fonts C:\WINDOWS\Fonts

csidl_commonappdata C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data
csidl_commonstartmenu C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu
csidl_commonprograms C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs
csidl_commonstartup C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
csidl_commondesktopdirectory C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Desktop
csidl_commonfavorites C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Favorites
csidl_commontemplates C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Templates
csidl_commonadmintools C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Administrative Tools
csidl_commondocuments
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