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Re^6: Private temporal files on Windows

by Discipulus (Abbot)
on Dec 19, 2014 at 10:53 UTC ( #1110837=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^5: Private temporal files on Windows
in thread Private temporal files on Windows

Incidentally to get the SID of current user i used sometimes:
whoami /user /FO TABLE /NH
the command returns the full current username and the SID. Seems available post win2000.

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Re^7: Private temporal files on Windows
by BrowserUk (Patriarch) on Dec 19, 2014 at 12:21 UTC

    That certainly works on my system (Vista), but it is crazy to have to shell out in order to obtain such a fundamental piece of information.


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      yes, even if in my humble experience i found parsing output of native commands to be more reliable then many other options (you remember the times of Win32::AdminMisc ?)
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