HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders

Data type Range Default value
REG_EXPAND_SZ Path %USERPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs


Stores the path to the folder that contains the items which appear in the Programs menu on the Start menu.

You can enter any valid UNC name or mapped drive in the value of this entry.

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The %USERPROFILE% variable represents the path to the user's Profiles folder. The default is Systemroot\Documents and Settings\username.

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