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@programfilesdir and "Program Files(x86)"

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Hi.

Is there an easy way to get the 32bit "Program Files" directory? @programfilesdir seems to always return the 64bit program files dir when used on 64bit Windows?

Something like "@ProgramFilesDir32" :x

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

Func _ProgramFilesDir()
    Local $ProgramFileDir
    Switch @OSArch
        Case "X32"
            $ProgramFileDir = "Program Files"
        Case "X64"
            $ProgramFileDir = "Program Files (x86)"
    EndSwitch
    Return @HomeDrive & "\" & $ProgramFileDir
EndFunc   ;==>_ProgramFilesDirh

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you also can check registry for HKLM or HKLM64

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#4 ·  Posted (edited)

This should Return "Program Files (x86)" if you ADD #AutoIt3Wrapper_UseX64=N to the Script. But I would suggest my post!

$RegRead = RegRead("HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion", "ProgramFilesDir")
MsgBox(4096, "Program Files are in:", $RegRead)
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Something like "@ProgramFilesDir32" :x

$ProgramFilesDir32 = EnvGet('ProgramFiles(x86)')

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Hi.

Jepp, that was the suggestion, I was looking for:

$ProgramFilesDir = EnvGet('ProgramFiles(x86)') ; for 64bit Win it will return a valid path.
if not $ProgramFilesDir then $ProgramFilesDir = @ProgramFilesDir ; for 32bit Win this will "repair" the broken return from above.

MsgBox(0,"ProgramFiles32",$ProgramFilesDir)

Thanks, Rudi.


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Please note, it should be X86 (not X32)

Thank you for this!

Func _ProgramFilesDir()
    Local $ProgramFileDir
    Switch @OSArch
        Case "X86"
            $ProgramFileDir = "Program Files"
        Case "X64"
            $ProgramFileDir = "Program Files (x86)"
    EndSwitch
    Return @HomeDrive & "" & $ProgramFileDir
EndFunc ;==>_ProgramFilesDirh

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Please note, it should be X86 (not X32)

Thank you for this!

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