Windows FileSystem

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C:/Program Files(x86)/ 32-bit programs
C:/Program Files 64-bit programs
%SystemRoot%\system32\drivers\etc\hosts hosts file

Application Data

C:\ProgramData\ program data shared by all users
C:\Users\<you>\AppData\Local %localappdata% data that cannot move with your userprofile (ex: browser cookies, safemode data)
C:\Users\<you>\AppData\Roaming %appdata% data that can move with your userprofile
AppData\LocalLow low-level local data. cannot move with your userprofile.

Most application data is stored in %APPDATA%.