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Known Folders Sample

Demonstrates how to define, register, enumerate and find the path for all known folders on the current system.

This topic contains the following sections.

Description

This sample includes a registry file that demonstrates how to register a known folder by writing some common registry keys and values for developers who prefer registry access.

Requirements

ProductMinimum Product Version
WindowsWindows Vista
Windows Software Development Kit (SDK)6.1

 

For additional requirements, see the Readme file included with the sample.

Downloading the Sample

This sample is available in the following locations.

LocationPath URL
Code GalleryWindows Shell Application Samples on Code Gallery
Windows 7 SDKDownload Windows 7 SDK

 

In the case of the Windows SDK, once you have downloaded and installed it, you will find the samples in the installed directory. For example, use of the default installation path for the Windows 7 SDK results in the samples being placed under C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v7.0\Samples\.

Building the Sample

For instructions about how to build the sample, see the Readme file included with the sample.

Running the Sample

For instructions about how to build the sample, see the Readme file included with the sample.

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