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dmoss1

Hi...I'm a newbie with AutoIt, but I'm running into a little issue. I'm using AutoIt on a Windows 7 Professional machine and the @DesktopDir macro is not returning the expected results. It's currently returning "sers\<User>\Desktop" instead of "C:\Users\<user>\Desktop". Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance.

Donnie

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Melba23

dmoss1,

You are not alone - see here. :wacko:

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Nessie

:blink: just posted a while ago to another user:

#Include <APIConstants.au3>
#Include <WinAPIEx.au3>

ConsoleWrite('Desktop => ' & _WinAPI_ShellGetSpecialFolderPath($CSIDL_DESKTOP) & @CR)

Hi Donnie,

Show some code that is failing because we lack in the clairvoyance department.

r/Jos

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Jos

I find it a little surprising people post all these potential workarounds without first checking what the issue is.

Don't we all agree that @DesktopDir should return the correct path and when not we need to figure out why?

Jos

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Nessie

I find it a little surprising people post all these potential workarounds without first checking what the issue is.

Don't we all agree that @DesktopDir should return the correct path and when not we need to figure out why?

Jos

That's true, but in that case find a non workaround soluction can be hard. Only the devs know how/and where autoit read that values ;)

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Jos

That's true, but in that case find a non workaround soluction can be hard. Only the devs know how/and where autoit read that values ;)

Hi!

Ok, so let's then first establish whether or not we have an issue and take it from there. :)

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