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The GetProfilesDirectory function retrieves the path to the root directory where all user profiles are stored.

Declare Function GetProfilesDirectory Lib "userenv.dll" Alias "GetProfilesDirectoryA" (ByVal lpProfileDir As String, lpcchSize As Long) As Boolean

Operating Systems Supported
Requires Windows 2000 or later; Win9x/ME: Not supported


Parameter Information
- lpProfilesDir
[out] Pointer to the buffer that receives the path to the profiles directory.

- lpcchSize
[in/out] Specifies the size of the lpProfilesDir buffer, in TCHARs.

Return Values
If the function succeeds, the return value is nonzero.

If the function fails, the return value is zero. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.

Last update: 07 April 2006