How to Get the Path to special folder using C# ?

Published on June 27, 2014 by abundantcode

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If you want to get the path to the special of the user like My Documents etc. , you can use the Environment.GetFolder with the enum “Environment.SpecialFolder”.

How to Get the Path to special folder using C# ?

Below is a sample code snippet demonstrating on how to do it.

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Globalization;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using System.IO;
namespace AbundantcodeConsoleApp
    internal class Program
        private static void Main(string[] args)
            foreach (var specialFolder in Enum.GetValues(typeof(Environment.SpecialFolder)))
                string FolderPath = Environment.GetFolderPath((Environment.SpecialFolder)specialFolder);

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