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File Integrity Monitoring variables

You can use variables when you set up custom monitoring locations or exclusions for File Integrity Monitoring.

The table below shows the variables and examples of the locations they correspond to.

These variables can only be used on Windows 7 and later or Windows Server 2008 and later.

Variable Location
%allusersprofile% C:\ProgramData
%commonprogramfiles% C:\Program Files\Common Files
%commonprogramfiles(x86)% C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files
%programdata% C:\ProgramData
%programfiles% C:\Program Files
%programfiles(x86)% C:\Program Files (x86)
%systemroot% C:\Windows
%windir% C:\Windows