Matching Windows 7 folder locations?

Jerome Leclanche adys.wh at
Fri Apr 22 21:49:02 CDT 2011

I suspect there are badly behaved apps on both sides of the road,
however these apps are legitimately broken; would they even work on a
non-english version of windows?

If there was a choice to be made though, for what it's worth, I always
hated the spaces too.

J. Leclanche

On Fri, Apr 22, 2011 at 10:30 PM, Dan Kegel <dank at> wrote:
> Windows 7 changed the folders in c:/users/$USERNAME around a bit.
> My Documents is now just a link to the new folder Documents
> Application Data is now just a link to the new folder AppData/Roaming
> Local Settings is now just a link to the new folder AppData/Local
> How is this going to affect Wine?   Well-behaved apps that use
> CSIDL_PERSONAL to get at "My Documents" or "Documents" will
> work regardless, but users or badly behaved apps might start expecting
> the shorter directory names sometime.  (I always hated the spaces, anyway.)

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