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Windows 7 allows you to configure services to use the LocalService user account, rather than the default LocalSystem user account.

If the services run as LocalSystem, and try to create a file in the user's home directory, then it gets created here: C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile

However, when it is run as LocalService, I cannot find where the home directory is, if it has one at all.

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Ok, I've found it here:

C:\Windows\ServiceProfiles\LocalService

along with one for NetworkService

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