AW: Encoding of $appdata on XP?

Tiemo Hollmann TB toolbook at
Mon Jan 26 11:42:47 EST 2009

Hi Malte,
just a shot in the dark: Once I had some other trouble with german path
names and I could solve it with:

> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: use-revolution-bounces at [mailto:use-revolution-
> bounces at] Im Auftrag von Malte Brill
> Gesendet: Montag, 26. Januar 2009 16:56
> An: use-revolution at
> Betreff: Encoding of $appdata on XP?
> Hi there,
> I need to read out $appdata on XP. As long as there are no Umlauts all
> is fine. As soon as there is an umlaut it breaks:
> Username: ßäöütz é
> specialfolderpath(26): C:/Dokumente und Einstellungen/ßäöütz é/
> Anwendungsdaten
> $appdata: C:\Dokumente und Einstellungen\á„”tz
> ‚\Anwendungsdaten
> I need $appdata, because the path for specialfolderpath(26) does not
> necessariely exist in a citrix environment.
> Any ideas how to make sense out of the gibberish?
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