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Old 22nd April 2020, 10:43   #2
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Mixing ProgramFiles and user files in the same installer is not recommended.

The Microsoft guidelines say that you should install to ProgramFiles. When a user runs your application for the first time, the application itself should copy your template files from a shared location (%programfiles% or %programdata%) to the users profile.

If you don't want to follow the rules, you can use a hack like GetUserShellFolderFromRegistry

See also:
- NSIS best practices

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