CommonProgramFiles

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CommonProgramFiles environment variable returns path to the common program files folder. Vendors use this folder to store components they may wish to share between their own applications. As such, files are stored in a subdirectory that identifies the vendor. For example, "%CommonProgramFiles%\Symantec Shared" translates to "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared". This path is localized. [1]

echo %CommonProgramFiles%
C:\Program Files\Common Files

Default value

The default value of CommonProgramFiles environment variable is in most cases C:\Program Files\Common Files.[2]

References

  1. Environment Variable Reference
  2. Wikipedia

See also

AllUsersProfile | AppData | CD | ClientName | CmdCmdLine | CmdExtVersion | CommonProgramFiles | ComputerName | ComSpec | Date | ErrorLevel | HomeDrive | HomePath | LocalAppData | LogonServer | Number Of Processors | OS | Path | PathExt | Processor Architecture | Processor Identifier | Processor Level | Processor Revision | ProgramFiles | Prompt | Random | SessionName | SystemDrive | SystemRoot | Temp | Time | Tmp | UserDnsDomain | UserDomain | UserName | UserProfile | WinDir


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