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Hi

does anyone know the env variable for username + domain?

i need to install something but it susing sys account so need this variable instead of just %username% or %userdomain%

i did it ages ago and cant find it now!

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  • It sounds like you're trying to install something to the currently logged-in user's profile. To do that using the System account is inordinately harder than using self-healing (if you're deploying an MSI) or Active Setup.
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Default Values on Microsoft Windows

Variable

Windows XP

Windows Vista/7

 %ALLUSERSPROFILE% (%PROGRAMDATA%)

C:\Documents and Settings\All Users

C:\ProgramData

 %APPDATA%

C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Application Data

C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming

 %COMPUTERNAME%

{computername}

{computername}

 %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%

C:\Program Files\Common Files

C:\Program Files\Common Files

 %COMMONPROGRAMFILES(x86)%

C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files

C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files

 %COMSPEC%

C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe

C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe

 %HOMEDRIVE%

C:

C:

 %HOMEPATH%

\Documents and Settings\{username}

\Users\{username}

 %LOCALAPPDATA%

C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Application Data\Local

C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local

 %LOGONSERVER%

\\{userdomain}

\\{userdomain}

 %PATH%

C:\Windows\system32;C:\Windows;C:\Windows\System32\Wbem;{plus program paths}

C:\Windows\system32;C:\Windows;C:\Windows\System32\Wbem;{plus program paths}

 %PATHEXT%

.COM;.EXE;.BAT;.CMD;.VBS;.VBE;.JS;.WSF;.WSH

.com;.exe;.bat;.cmd;.vbs;.vbe;.js;.jse;.wsf;.wsh;.msc

 %PROGRAMFILES%

C:\Program Files

C:\Program Files

 %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%

C:\Program Files (x86) (only in 64-bit version)

C:\Program Files (x86) (only in 64-bit version)

 %PROMPT%

Code for current command prompt format. Code is usually $P$G

Code for current command prompt format. Code is usually $P$G

 %SYSTEMDRIVE%

C:

C:

 %SystemRoot%

The Windows directory, usually C:\Windows, formerly C:\WINNT

C:\Windows

 %TEMP% and %TMP%

C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Local Settings\Temp

C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Temp

 %USERDOMAIN%

{userdomain}

{userdomain}

 %USERNAME%

{username}

{username}

 %USERPROFILE%

C:\Documents and Settings\{username}

C:\Users\{username}

 %WINDIR%

C:\Windows

C:\Windows

 %PUBLIC%

 

C:\Users\Public

 %PSModulePath%

 

 %SystemRoot%\system32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\Modules

 

Answered 09/18/2013 by: pesek72
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  • as far as i know there is no env variable to do it, the only thing i can image to work is to combine %USERDOMAIN%\%USERNAME%
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