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Posted on 2002-07-05
Last Modified: 2010-05-02
Thanks for your answer.
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 20 total points
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Thanks, but I didn't want to blame ...

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I know I was unfair.
I am the one who had to blame myself.
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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No, you are not to blame. At EE is is normal that if 2 answers arrive at the "same" time, the first one is accepted. That's not unfair.
Hope you get the best from EE also in the future.
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If you want to help, please tell me what is the difference between  environ("Systemroot")  and  Environ("WINDIR")  ?
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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WINDIR returns the folder where windows is installed, while SYSTEMROOT returns the root folder where \system and \system32 are. Now, while for me (and i guess for you) both values are actually the same, it could be that windows could have the system folders in some other place than under WINDIR.

For me, I use them in term of readability, so if i want to read or place a file in the windows folder, i use WINDIR...


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