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Copying a file to \AppData\Local\Test

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st4vr0s

Hi,

I'm trying to copy a file to \AppData\Local\Test\1\batches on a windows 7 PC

I have used

#RequireAdmin
FileCopy ("C:SOFTWARE\Tests.batch", "@AppDataDir\Local\Test\1\batches",9)

But it doesn't copy the file.

If I put the full actual path in it works ok but I wanted to use a variable.

What am I doing wrong?

Thanks

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st4vr0s

That doesn't work.

Any other suggestions?

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st4vr0s

If I use

FileCopy ("C:SOFTWARETests.batch", @AppDataDir & "LocalTest1batches",9)

Nothing copies

But if I remove the from the front of Local it places a "RoamingLocal" folder in the AppData directory with my sub directories and .batch file in there too.

Where am I going wrong?

Thanks

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Jos

@AppDataDir returns the applicationData directory which is:

c:usersuseridAppDataRoaming

so when you really need to copy to:

c:usersuseridAppDataLocal

you could do it this way:

FileCopy ("C:SOFTWARETests.batch", @AppDataDir & "..LocalTest1batches",9)

or

FileCopy ("C:SOFTWARETests.batch", @UserProfileDir & "appdataLocalTest1batches",9)
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Jos

Windows 7 does not give access to ...AppDataLocal.

Are you sure? I can simply go there with my Explorer and this example worked fine for me:

FileCopy("C:tempTest.txt", @UserProfileDir & "appdataLocalTesttest.txt", 9)

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On my Windows 7 machine, I have an environment variable calle "LOCALAPPDATA" that points to the C:Users<my username>AppDataLocal folder, so maybe use the EnvGet function to get to that location would work if it's the same on other Windows 7 versions, mine is Win7 Enterprise x64.


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