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The GetUserProfileDirectory function retrieves the path to the root directory of the specified user's profile.

Declare Function GetUserProfileDirectory Lib "userenv.dll" Alias "GetUserProfileDirectoryA" (ByVal hToken As Long, ByVal lpProfileDir As String, lpcchSize As Long) As Boolean

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


Parameter Information
- hToken
[in] Token for the user, which is returned by the LogonUser, CreateRestrictedToken, DuplicateToken, OpenProcessToken, or OpenThreadToken function. The token must have TOKEN_QUERY access.

- lpProfileDir
[out] Pointer to the buffer that receives the path to the specified user's profile 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