%APPDATA% is a special folder for storing settings and data for each user account.
Do I need to store settings and data in %APPDATA%?
This option should be enabled on XP when using multiple users accounts.
This option is not required on Vista or later, Windows will store your settings and data in a unique virtual store folder for each user account.
On Win9x this option is not available.
What settings and data does Everything store?
- Search History.csv
- Run History.csv
- XP: C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Application Data\Everything
- Vista or later: C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\Everything
- XP or earlier: Same location as Everything.exe
- Vista or later: C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\Everything
When running Everything as Administrator, settings and data are always stored in the same location as Everything.exe.
Where is my data and settings store in the portable version of Everything?
Data and settings in the portable version are stored in the same location as the Everything.exe file.