Revision 131423 of Runtime Directories

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Default Application Installation and User Profile Directories

Firefox

OS Application Directory User Profile Directory Temporary Directory
Windows Vista C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\ C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\
(or %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\)
C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\
and C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\
Windows 2000/XP C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\ C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\
(or %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\)
C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Local Settings\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\
Mac OS X /Applications/Firefox.app ~/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/xxxxxxxx.default/
Linux ???? ~/.mozilla/firefox/xxxxxxxx.default/

Thunderbird

OS Application Directory User Profile Directory Temporary Directory
Windows Vista C:\Program Files\Mozilla Thunderbird\ C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Thunderbird\
(or %APPDATA*\Mozilla\Thunderbird\)
C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Thunderbird\
and C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files\Mozilla Thunderbird\
Windows 2000/XP C:\Program Files\Mozilla Thunderbird\ C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Application Data\Mozilla\Thunderbird\
(or %APPDATA*\Mozilla\Thunderbird\)
C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Local Settings\Application Data\Mozilla\Thunderbird\
Mac OS X /Applications/Thunderbird.app ~/Library/Application Support/Thunderbird/Profiles/xxxxxxxx.default/
Linux ???? ~/.mozilla/thunderbird/xxxxxxxx.default/

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<h2 name="Default_Application_Installation_and_User_Profile_Directories"> Default Application Installation and User Profile Directories </h2>
<h3 name="Firefox"> Firefox </h3>
<table class="standard-table"> <tbody><tr> <th>OS</th> <th>Application Directory</th> <th>User Profile Directory</th> <th>Temporary Directory</th> </tr> <tr> <td>Windows Vista</td> <td>C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\</td> <td>C:\Users\&lt;username&gt;\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\<br>(or %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\)</td> <td>C:\Users\&lt;username&gt;\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\<br> and C:\Users\&lt;username&gt;\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Windows 2000/XP</td> <td>C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\</td> <td>C:\Documents and Settings\&lt;username&gt;\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\<br>(or %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\)</td> <td>C:\Documents and Settings\&lt;username&gt;\Local Settings\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Mac OS X</td> <td>/Applications/Firefox.app</td> <td>~/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/xxxxxxxx.default/</td> <td> </td></tr> <tr> <td>Linux</td> <td>????</td> <td>~/.mozilla/firefox/xxxxxxxx.default/</td> <td> </td></tr>
</tbody></table>
<h3 name="Thunderbird"> Thunderbird </h3>
<table class="standard-table"> <tbody><tr> <th>OS</th> <th>Application Directory</th> <th>User Profile Directory</th> <th>Temporary Directory</th> </tr> <tr> <td>Windows Vista</td> <td>C:\Program Files\Mozilla Thunderbird\</td> <td>C:\Users\&lt;username&gt;\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Thunderbird\ <br>(or %APPDATA*\Mozilla\Thunderbird\)</td> <td>C:\Users\&lt;username&gt;\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Thunderbird\<br> and C:\Users\&lt;username&gt;\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files\Mozilla Thunderbird\</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Windows 2000/XP</td> <td>C:\Program Files\Mozilla Thunderbird\</td> <td>C:\Documents and Settings\&lt;username&gt;\Application Data\Mozilla\Thunderbird\ <br>(or %APPDATA*\Mozilla\Thunderbird\)</td> <td>C:\Documents and Settings\&lt;username&gt;\Local Settings\Application Data\Mozilla\Thunderbird\</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Mac OS X</td> <td>/Applications/Thunderbird.app</td> <td>~/Library/Application Support/Thunderbird/Profiles/xxxxxxxx.default/</td> <td> </td></tr> <tr> <td>Linux</td> <td>????</td> <td>~/.mozilla/thunderbird/xxxxxxxx.default/</td> <td> </td></tr>
</tbody></table>
<h3 name="See_also"> See also </h3>
<ul><li> <a class=" external" href="http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Profiles#How_to_find_your_profile" rel="freelink">http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/...d_your_profile</a>
</li><li> <a class=" external" href="http://www.mozilla.org/support/thunderbird/profile#locate" rel="freelink">http://www.mozilla.org/support/thund...profile#locate</a>
</li><li> <a class=" external" href="http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder" rel="freelink">http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder</a>
</li></ul>
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