Backups are not a game

One of your customers would like to have their Windows XP user files backed up onto an external hard drive. Where would you find the customer’s user files?

A) \Users

B) \Windows

C) \My Documents

D) \Documents and Settings

E) \Program Files\WoW

The answer: D) \Documents and Settings

In Windows XP, all of the user directories and files are located in the \Documents and Settings directory. In Windows Vista, the user data was changed to the \Users directory.

Want to know more? Watch “Differentiating Between Windows Versions.”

Although Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Vista have similarities, there are a number of differences in the underlying organization of files. In this video, you’ll learn the differences in user file locations, system file locations, temporary file differences, and much more.