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hi guys, i am making a screen saver and i know that data files that the program uses should be in "windows" directory. so i want to make the paths with the exe's directory at the beginning of the program. i mean i want to use "path+data/abc.bmp" so that path will be the exe's directory and no need to add files to windows directory. get it? how can i get the running program's folder? can i make something else for a screen saver in windows? thank you..

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Use GetModuleFileName and remove the exe-filename. That's 100% always the path your exe is in.

BTW, it'd probably be nice for the user if you don't put your resources in the windows folder too, but in a separate place.

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Original post by stromahow can i get the running program's folder?


_getcwd but since you are using Windows API for sure, I'd go with Endurion's suggestion.

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