Windows Taskbar/StartMenu/Desktop folder Locations
Verified Windows 10, 7, Windows Vista.
Taskbar Apps folder location
ii "~/AppData/Roaming/Microsoft/Internet Explorer/Quick Launch"
ii is alias of
[see PowerShell Tutorial]
Start Menu Apps Folder Location
Start Menu app list is located at:
ii "C:/ProgramData/Microsoft/Windows/Start Menu/"
Desktop Folder Location
There are 2 folders that represents the Desktop. They are at:
And there's also a virtual directory at:
The virtual desktop is shown when you press ❖ Window+d. You can also open it by typing “Desktop” in the address bar of a folder.
Any file shortcuts in
are shown in the virtual one, plus additions like Recycle Bin and Computer, Network, Internet Explorer.