AW: Where to put an ini file on Win with write access for all users?

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Sun Feb 15 16:25:43 EST 2009

Tiemo Hollmann TB wrote:
> appendix:
> I found the option in my setup installer to set the permission of the file
> to everyone=full access. This way every user on XP has write access, ok.
> But Vista nevertheless virtualises my ini file for every user, so that every
> user has his own copy of my ini file.
> How can I prevent this behaviour?

I didn't try it, but looking at Ken's handy reference, maybe 
specialFolderPath(43) would work. That is  "C:/Program Files/Common 
Files" on both XP and Vista. If it works, let us know. I'll write it 
down. :)

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
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