Where to put on windows an option file accessable for all users?
Tiemo Hollmann TB
toolbook at kestner.de
Tue Jul 7 04:12:28 EDT 2015
I have an option file, which should be read/writable for all users.
The only path I found is specialFolderPath("sdat"), which is e.g. on Win 7
But this directory has write restrictions and usually, when updating a file
in this directory it gets virtualized since Win Vista in:
"C:\Users\<MyUser>\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\ProgramData" which results in
that behavior, that every user has it's own copy of the original file. This
happens though I am logged on as a user belonging to the admin group.
On the other hand I have seen files which are being update in
"C:\programData" without being virtualized and I don't know the difference,
when the virtualization happens.
1. Where do you put files, write accessable for all users on win?
2. How do you handle this nasty virtualization?
More information about the Use-livecode