The per-user application data folder stores information related to individual users' preferences as modified via the Bentley Substation interface. This path cannot be altered.
Note: The "Application Data" and "AppData" folders are normally hidden. The "Show hidden files and folders" option must be enabled in Windows' Folder Options in order to find the paths described below.
The per-user application data folder and its contents are generally recreated at startup if renamed or deleted. This technique can be used when corruption is suspected.
This article does not imply compatibility with listed operating systems. Consult the Compatibility Chart for that information.
Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Vista:
C:\Users\(current login)\AppData\Roaming\Bentley\Substation V8i
C:\Documents and Settings\(current login)\Application Data\Bentley\Substation V8i
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