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Mark Doliner mark at
Tue Sep 18 02:18:04 EDT 2012


Data is stored in your user's "Application Data" directory in a
.purple subdirectory. The location of this will vary according to your
setup and version of Windows.

- For Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7, entering %APPDATA% in your Windows
Explorer address bar will take you to the right directory
On Windows XP, it will be something like C:\Documents and
Settings\username\Application Data.
On Windows Vista/7, it will be something like

- For Windows 98/ME it will be something like C:\Windows\Profiles\username.
This can be overridden by setting the PURPLEHOME environment variable.

You can add/set the PURPLEHOME environment variable for your system in
Start > Settings > Control Panel > System > Advanced > Environment

Logs are stored in a subdirectory called logs.

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