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Me too, if the program is old and doesn't follow the standard "Windows open dialogue box structure".
It's the same on Vista btw, except it's:
C:\\Users\\[User Name]\\AppData\\Roaming\\Microsoft\\Windows\\Start Menu
C:\\Users\\Public\\Desktop - This is the probably the best place on Vista to put things, if you're completely unsure.
The structure is actually more logical in Vista, except the "All Users" Desktop folder is oddly in a folder outside of the normal folder structure. C:\\ProgramData pretty much replaces C:\\Document & Settings\\All Users and C:\\Users\\[User Name] replaces C:\\Document & Settings\\[User Name].
There is still a C:\\Document & Settings folder, which is actually a junction point in Vista (kind of a hard coded shortcut), it links back to the actual relevant folders. It's there for backwards compatibility, but Users don't have access to it and it's Hidden by default.