Windows Filesystem

This is a list of noteworthy directories and files on Windows-based operating systems. Note that locations might differ between versions of Windows.

  • C:\Windows\NTDS: On Windows 2008 R2, this is the default location for the Active Directory domain controller database and log files. The location can be on a FAT32 or NTFS partition.
  • C:\Windows\SYSVOL: On Windows 2008 R2, this is the default location for the Active Directory domain controller SYSVOL. Requires NTFS.